Back pain is a common and serious ailment that may be short-lived or long-lasting. It can even affect your ability to work and spend time with friends and family. At The $25 Chiropractor, Quentin Smith, DC, and the team specialize in treating both short-term and long-term back pain. The experts develop individualized plans that address the underlying cause of your discomfort to resolve the condition altogether. To schedule an appointment, contact the office in Queen Creek, Arizona, by phone or book a visit online.
Back Pain Q&A
What is back pain?
Back pain is common and affects 80% of people at some point throughout their life. Your pain may range from a dull, annoying ache to severe, sharp, debilitating pain.
For many people, back pain is short-lived; for some, their back pain turns into a long-term health problem. No matter your symptoms or how long you’ve been suffering, the experienced team at The $25 Chiropractor can provide the care you need for long-term relief.
What causes back pain?
You can develop back pain from various causes, including car accident injuries, improper lifting of a heavy object, sports injuries, or an underlying medical condition such as kidney stones or obesity.
Conditions that affect the structures of your spine or back may also lead to back pain, such as:
Problems with your knees or hips may also indirectly lead to back pain by altering the distribution of your body weight, which places more stress on your back.
$25 Chiropractor team understands how important it is to find the underlying cause of your back pain so you get the most effective treatment for relief.
How is back pain diagnosed?
Dr. Smith conducts comprehensive evaluations to diagnose the underlying cause of your back pain. During an exam, he asks detailed questions about your symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, and diet and then does a physical exam.
If needed, Dr. Smith may request diagnostic tests to better understand the cause of your back pain and identify barriers to healing. Testing may include X-rays, MRIs, or lab work.
How is back pain treated?
Treatment for your back pain is individualized based on the underlying cause of your discomfort, the severity of your symptoms, and your overall health.
The $25 Chiropractor is a full-service chiropractic practice offering many treatment options to help you get relief from your back pain, such as:
Dr. Smith develops a continuous care plan so you get the support and care needed for optimal healing and long-term relief.
Chiropractic care is a noninvasive treatment that supports your body’s natural healing abilities. For long-term relief from your back pain, contact The $25 Chiropractor by phone or book an appointment online today.
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