Did You Know This About Low Back Pain?

To download a copy of this newsletter, please click here. Clear Lake Chiropractor Comments: If you have low back pain (LBP), you are certainly not alone. Almost everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, daily activities, and/or recreation. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on LBP.  It is the […]

Do You Really Need an X-Ray if You Have Back Pain?

Chiropractor Near Clear Lake City Comments: Most chiropractic patients have spine x-rays taken of their lumbar. Since x-rays do carry a very small risk of tissue damage, this risk needs to be outweighed by benefits. So, how are x-rays used in our clinic? First, spine x-rays can tell us about medical conditions that may require […]

Is Low Back Pain Serious?

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Clear Lake Doctor of Chiropractic Comments: Back problems can cause a good deal of worry and for good reason. Any problem that doesn’t go away on its own in a reasonable period of time should be a cause for concern. Rarely, severe low back […]

Low Back Pain: Could Your Feet or Hips Be at Fault?

To download a copy of this newsletter, please click here. Houston Chiropractor Comments: The body is an interconnected whole and needs to be looked at as such in order to get at the root of a spinal problem. We are all familiar with low back trauma, bending and stooping in awkward positions to lift something […]

Low Back Pain and the Hamstrings

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Houston Chiropractor Comments: Have you ever considered how important your hamstrings muscles are in relationship to the low back?  Most people do not think about those tight muscles on the back of the upper leg / thigh as having much to do with low […]

Low Back Pain and its Many Causes

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Clear Lake City Doctor of Chiropractic comments: Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common complaints presenting to our office and remains one of the most challenging conditions to manage because there are so many causes of LBP.  Some of the causes […]

Low Back Pain: An Ice Pack or the Hot Tub?

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Back pain doctor comments: Many patients do some self-care when they first hurt their lower back, hoping this will keep them out of a doctor’s office. Home remedies sometimes make the pain go away and sometimes they don’t. It depends on what you try. When […]

Low Back Pain: Fix the Problem and You Won’t Need to Worry About the Pain

To download a copy of this newsletter, please click here. Houston Chiropractor Comments: It’s gotten a bit confusing how we sometimes look at our health. When pain strikes the low back we usually think we just got a new problem or injury. But why then was coughing, shaving, or doing the laundry, so different this time? […]

The Effectiveness of Spinal Manipulation for Treating Low Back Pain

  For many people seeking relief from pain in the lower back, their first point of contact is with a medical doctor who prescribes pain medications. However, those who seek treatment from a chiropractor are more likely to experience a significant reduction in pain than those who take prescribed medications for pain, according to a […]

Low Back Pain vs. a Low Back Problem: Is There a Difference?

To download a copy of this newsletter, please click here. Chiropractor near NASA comments: Your “back pain pain” might be a misnomer. We often confuse pain for a problem. Doctors often don’t help matters by not doing thorough examinations, and just offering a prescription of pain pills or anti-inflammatory drugs when the patient comes in […]