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Chiropractors a Big Help for Back Pain

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  • Your lumbar spine is a complex structure of interconnecting nerves, muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones, working together to provide support to your core
  • Nearly 80 percent of people worldwide will suffer back pain in their lifetime; a new study shows that including chiropractic treatment in your approach can reduce pain and disability
  • Lower back pain, a leading reason for opioid prescriptions, may potentially be avoided through proper body mechanics and posture, reducing stress on muscles and joints
  • Other natural alternatives to pain management include reducing or eliminating grains and sugar, optimizing vitamin D levels, Emotional Freedom Techniques and adding supplements such as astaxanthin, boswellia and curcumin

By Dr. Mercola

Your lumbar spine, or lower back, is a complex structure of interconnecting ligaments, muscles, bones, joints and nerves all working together to provide support to your core and offer strength and flexibility. However, your lower back is also susceptible to injury and pain, based on how it's used and protected. Mechanical and soft tissue injuries are some of the more common causes of lower back pain, which can impact intervertebral discs, nerve roots and spinal joints.

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