Back Pain FAQ

If you suffer from back pain, you know just how much it can impact your day. Every little move you make, from sitting to walking to jumping, can suddenly become painful. Our team at Balanced Health Medical in Midtown, New York, can help. Chiropractic care can offer a safe and effective solution to mitigate or eliminate back pain.


What Causes Back Pain?

Back pain can be tricky to diagnose because many conditions, injuries, and diseases can cause back pain. Back pain comes on suddenly and is usually connected to an injury or accident for most people. This injury could be a slip and fall or an automobile accident. Back pain resulting from an injury usually impacts the hard or soft tissues in the back. Examples of an injury that can cause back pain include a sprain, tear, strain, or fracture. 

However, back pain can also be the result of a disease or a condition. This type of back pain is usually gradual, coming on slowly. This pain is the case with many diseases and conditions such as osteoporosis, arthritis, spinal stenosis, or scoliosis. The pain can be in the upper or lower back and can even impact your extremities. Lastly, back pain can come from habitual motions or movements, such as an overuse injury or back pain caused by poor posture.

What Are the Symptoms of Back Pain?

Back pain can vary significantly from person to person, depending on the condition and the severity of the injury. Back pain may be sharp and stabbing for some, while back pain may be dull and aching for others. Other symptoms can also accompany back pain. Sometimes numbness and tingling accompany back pain. It is common to have numbness and a tingling sensation in the arms, legs, feet, and shoulders. This symptom is very common with disc injuries. 

How Can a Chiropractor Help?

Our chiropractors offer safe, effective, and non-invasive treatment options for relieving back pain. Our chiropractors work to put the body back into alignment. We believe that if you want to live pain-free, the body's skeletal and muscular systems must be in harmony. To do this, our chiropractors have several tools at our disposal. These treatments may include manual manipulation, heat therapy, massage therapy, or stretching and strengthening exercises.

Contact Us for Chiropractic Care in Midtown 

Our Balanced Health Medical team understands just how painful back pain can be and how much it can impact your daily activities. Our chiropractors are here to help with practical and non-invasive solutions. Located in Manhattan, NY, and serving residents in Midtown, our team is dedicated, professional, and caring. To learn more about how we may help or schedule an evaluation with our professional team, call us today at (212) 755-1717. We are always accepting new patients and would love to help ease your pain.


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