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Lower Back Pain

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Back in Motion Integrated Medicine

Integrated Medicine & Chiropractors located in Hurst, TX

Your back is the central hub for most of your physical movements, making lower back pain a particularly debilitating condition. If you’re experiencing lower back pain, schedule an appointment at Back in Motion Integrated Medicine in Hurst, Texas. The team of professionals has 20 years of hands-on experience in alleviating back pain with exceptional treatments. Book your visit by calling the office or using the online booking tool today.

Lower Back Pain Q & A

What should I know about lower back pain?

Lower back pain can take on a variety of different forms. The severity of the pain can range from mild to debilitating. Sometimes back pain comes on suddenly and unexpectedly, while in other cases, it develops gradually over time.
Some of the symptoms of lower back problems include:

  • Dull, aching pain in your lower back area
  • Burning pain that radiates from your lower back, through your buttocks, and down your thighs
  • Tightness and muscle spasms in your hips, pelvis, and lower back
  • Pain that gets worse after sitting or standing for extended periods of time

When you’re suffering from back pain, you may also have difficulty walking, standing up straight, or transitioning from standing to sitting.

What causes lower back pain?

Many different conditions can lead to low back pain, including but not limited to:

  • Degenerative disc disease or herniated discs
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Soft tissue sprains or strains
  • Bone complications, like spurs, deformities, or fractures
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Scoliosis or kyphosis
  • Osteoporosis

Back pain also frequently happens as a result of an injury, like a sports accident or lifting something improperly. 

The team of professionals at Back in Motion Integrated Medicine can work with you to help identify the precise cause of your lower back pain. This involves taking a detailed medical history, performing a physical exam, and possibly getting images, such as X-rays.

Am I at risk of developing lower back pain?

Some of the factors that can make you more likely to develop lower back pain include:

  • Being past the age of 40
  • Not exercising regularly
  • Being overweight
  • Having diseases like cancer or arthritis
  • Lifting something with poor form
  • Smoking cigarettes

While these factors increase your risk, anybody can develop lower back pain, including children and teens.

How do you treat lower back pain?

Your lower back pain treatment plan is dependent on what is causing your lower back pain and its severity, but some of the more common solutions include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Heat or ice therapy
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Medication
  • Lifestyle adjustments
  • Massage therapy
  • Rehabilitation

Don’t let your lower back pain disrupt your life any more than it already has. Schedule a visit with the dedicated team at Back in Motion Integrated Medicine by calling the office or booking an appointment online, and get on the road to recovery today.