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Learn About Lower Back Pain From Your Philadelphia Chiropractor

Lower back pain is nobody’s friend. Whether you experience occasional twinges that make work and exercising hard, or have truly chronic lower back pain, you need help getting past it today. Oxford Rehabilitation Center is here to help you do just that.

Woman with lower back pain needs chiropractic care.

One of the most confusing things about back pain is its ubiquity. Because it is so common, it’s almost impossible to diagnose the cause on your own. That’s where a Philadelphia chiropractor comes in. We can take a look at your back and body as a whole, help you diagnose the cause of the pain and form a treatment plan based on your individual needs. If you’d like to get past that pain and back to normal life, please get in touch with your Philadelphia chiropractor today.

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

Your lower back, or lumbar region, does heavy duty. Not only does it have to support your torso, it also bears much of the stress caused by problems in hips and legs. Since it is related to so many structures, it can be difficult to tell on your own what might be causing the pain. Some common causes include:

  • Use injuries from work or other repetitive actions (hobbies, driving, lifting kids)
  • Traumatic injury from car wrecks or work accidents
  • Bad posture
  • Congenital conditions
  • Slipped discs
  • Sciatica
  • Nutritional issues
  • Obesity

… and more. Most of these conditions can cause similar symptoms, such as pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, radiating pain into hips and legs, and inability to do everyday activities. Basic back pain is easy to diagnose: You either have it or you don’t. However, true diagnosis requires a professional.

Evaluation, Treatment and Physical Therapy from an Experienced Chiropractor

If you have back pain that affects your everyday life, it’s critical you get in touch with an experienced chiropractor right away. We will take a complete health history, then perform an examination to help determine the cause of your pain. No matter what the cause – whether it’s related to lifestyle, injury or something else – we can help you get back on track.

In addition to a variety of treatments, we also offer physical therapy. This is especially helpful if your back has suffered an injury or if you have experienced chronic back pain for a long time. When you work with us, we provide full guidance for home physical therapy as well as in-office treatments to ensure the quickest recovery.

Get in Touch with Your Philadelphia Back Pain Chiropractor Today

We’d love to help you out. Simply give us a call at 215-725-2000 or request an appointment and one of our friendly staff will get back to you with a date and time as soon as possible. We look forward to helping you beat pain and get back on track