Back Pain FAQ From Our Chiropractor

Our Genesis Wellness Clinic in Greenwood Village Answers Common Questions about Low Back Pain Relief & Treatment

Back pain is a common health problem that costs the US healthcare system billions of dollars every year. At the Genesis Wellness Clinic, our Aurora and Greenwood Village chiropractor, Dr. Johnson, answers his patients’ questions about low back pain relief and treatment every day.

What causes back pain?

Some people are told their back pain is “idiopathic,” meaning it has no clear underlying cause. In other cases, through a physical exam, patient history, and imaging studies, a clear diagnosis can be made, such as muscle strain, joint subluxation, stenosis, radiculopathy, sciatica, disc herniation/bulge, and osteoarthritis.

Who gets back pain?

About 8 out of 10 people will have at least one lower back pain episode in their life. It’s most common in people with the following known risk factors:

  • Advancing age (especially men between the ages of 35-55)
  • Physically demanding job (first responders, construction workers, etc.)
  • Heavy lifting or operating of heavy machinery/equipment
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Cigarette use

What symptoms generally occur with lower back pain? 

Common symptoms include:

  • Stiffness in the back
  • Sore, sharp, dull, and/or stabbing back pain
  • Pain, numbness, and weakness in a leg if a nerve root is being compressed by a joint, disc, or muscle

What sorts of back pain treatment can a chiropractor in Greenwood Village offer? 

The services offered by our chiropractor in Greenwood Village are drug-free, emphasize your body’s innate self-healing ability, and promote anti-inflammation, decreased swelling, tissue healing, pain relief, and improved core strength and stability. We won’t mask your symptoms—we reduce or eliminate them by addressing their underlying causes! Our low back pain treatment includes:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Corrective exercises
  • Massage
  • Nutrition

Is Your Back Bothering You? Get Natural Relief at the Genesis Wellness Clinic in Greenwood Village, CO

Call  (720) 515-8002 to get in touch with our team at the Genesis Wellness Clinic. Our Greenwood Village chiropractor is proud to serve the greater Denver area including Aurora and Thornton. Let us help you see if drug-free low back pain relief is possible for you—contact us today!

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