Back pain is very common in particular low back pain and it is estimated that 80% of adults (4 out of 5) will experience back pain at some stage of their life.
It can be very painful, debilitating and hinder a person’s lifestyle. Areas where people may experience symptoms are the mid back, between the shoulder blades, low back (on one side or in the middle) buttocks, groin, legs and feet. People may experience an ache, sharp pain, stiffness, referred pain or pins/needles/ numbness down the leg/legs (sciatic- type pain).
Back Pain may be a result of:
- A fall
- Poor posture while sitting/standing
- Twisting awkwardly
- Bending and lifting incorrectly
- Driving in awkward positions
- Working in awkward positions/sitting for long periods
- Lifestyle stresses causing tension in muscles
- Disc herniation (‘Slipped discs’)
How We Can Help
The symptoms of low back pain can show significant improvement with chiropractic treatment.
Chiropractic treats the cause not the symptoms and does not involve the use of any drugs or surgery. The chiropractor at Life and Care Chiropractic diagnoses and treats mechanical back pain by forming an individualised care package involving manual therapies (i.e. gentle specific adjustments/mobilisation, soft tissue work), stretches, core muscle exercises, dry needling, therapeutic and ergonomic advice.
Life and Care Chiropractic treats people of varying age and occupations across Leeds and Bradford. The chiropractor treats back pain, neck pain, headaches originating from the neck (cervicogenic), migraines, shoulder pain/dysfunction, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, hip osteoarthritis related pain, knee osteoarthritis related pain, minor sports injuries and many others.
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Our chiropractic surgery is easily accessible and located midway between Leeds and Bradford. We see patients from Calverley, Pudsey, Bramley, Horsforth, Roundhay, Shadwell, Adel, Headingley, Cookridge, Weetwood, West Park, Oakwood, Otley, Harewood, Rodley, Rawdon, Moortown, Alwoodley, Chapel Allerton, Chapel town, Harrogate, Garforth, Yeadon, Guiseley, Armley, Stanningley, Kirkstall, Kippax, Shipley, Thornbury, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Halifax, Cleckheaton, Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury