The average person bends forward around 4400 times per day. Forward flexion puts extra stress on your lower back making you more susceptible to lower back pain. Blue collared workers seem to be more at risk according to a recent article I just read. Come in and let us get you in alignment and inform you of how stop the pain before it starts!
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Walking upright on two feet has advantages, but it also puts intense pressure on the spine, as well as on other muscles and bones. Add to this improper sitting, lifting, or reaching—and the normal wear and tear of working and playing—and you have the perfect recipe for back pain.
There are many things a chiropractor can do for you yet most people are unaware of all the benefits we have to offer. Did you know, chiropractic treatment help you get sick less? Chiropractors are able to restore proper motion in the joints, which relieves tension on the nerves and muscles and allows your body to do the healing that it is inherently made to do.
People who suffer from back pain, particularly if it is long-term, are generally less healthy than those who do not. In fact, back pain costs are staggering not only financially, but also in terms of lost time from work and because of psychosocial problems that arise during the healing process associated with long-term back pain.
Your body needs a fresh supply of nutrients each day to nourish and rebuild its cells and organs. For instance, your 20 foot long digestive track replaces its lining every 7 days. Imagine the work involved! And that’s just one system out of many others. Your body is in a constant state of construction.