There are a number of things you need to have done before you receive chiropractic treatments at Stouffville Health Centre for your low back pain. You have to do an examination for back pain, and that basically entails three parts: consultation, case history, and physical examination. We’ll break it down for you.
Consultation: This is the stage where the patient meets the chiropractor and briefly describes their situation with the chiropractor. They would have to give details such as:
Case History: This is the section when the chiropractor studies and analyzes the patient’s ailment by asking questions and finding out about the patient’s history. Some areas that your chiropractor would focus on include:
Physical Examination: Different methods may need to be used to figure out exactly which spinal segments need the chiropractic treatments. Some of the diagnostic tests that may be used to make these determinations include:
Chiropractic isn’t merely about going into your chiropractor’s office and getting a treatment done. It’s about a holistic process, which includes consultations, advice on lifestyle changes, at-home treatments you can do and more.
That’s why you can help at home to work on improving your lower back pain and the trouble you’re having with sitting or standing. It has been concluded that approximately 80 percent of Americans struggle with lower back pain on a daily basis.
We’re going to show you three of the exercises that you can do to improve your back pain:
Remember to consult with your chiropractor first, before you do any of these exercises. If you get a recommendation to continue, then do so and see if your back pain improves.
If you want to see a chiropractor in the Greater Toronto Area to help you with your back and body aches, then give us a call. Dr. Turner, our chiropractor in Stouffville, can help you with natural, non-surgical pain relief for your lower back pain.