Mid Back Pain Is More Than Just a Discomfort; It Can Disrupt Your Lifestyle
Over half of all people experience at least one symptom of back pain each year. Back problems remain the single most common reason why people miss days at work. Don't be fooled. Back issues are not only a concern for folks with active jobs. Many sedentary workers often complain about experiencing stiffness, loss of mobility, and pain in their backs. At Glaccum Chiropractic Center in Thomasville, GA, we see more and more of our patients coming to us with lower and mid back pain due to prolonged sitting or standing.
What Causes Back Pain, and How Can a Chiropractor Help Make It Go Away?
The good news is that most back pain is not the result of any underlying preexisting disease, but rather, it is caused by mechanical means. This means that back pain usually responds quite well to chiropractic adjustments.
Some of the most common causes of mid back pain include:
- Poor body posture
- Excessive weight, which can put additional strain on the back and inducing pain
- A herniated disc, sometimes called a slipped disc or a ruptured disc, will push on a nerve, causing back discomfort
- Fractures, sprains, and strains due to injuries or overuse
The back is an extremely complicated region of the body. The mid back itself consists of a number of facet joints, discs, nerves, ligaments, and 12 thoracic vertebrae connected to muscles by tendons. Each part of this complex system needs to work in perfect harmony with each other. When a single aspect is out of alignment, the problems start.
Due to the nature of back pain and the medical approach of chiropractic treatments, a chiropractor is ideally suited to offer back pain sufferers relief from their symptoms while helping to correct the cause of the symptoms. A chiropractor can help relieve your mid back pain without any potentially dangerous medication or invasive surgery.
Relief to Your Mid Back Pain
Dr. Mark Glaccumm, the owner of Glaccum Chiropractic Center, has been helping people in Thomasville, GA, with their medical issues for years. Dr. Glaccum takes great pride in educating his patients about the causes of back pain and the treatment options available to them. Dr, Glaccum walks his patients through the entire treatment process to guarantee they always feel at ease. If you or a loved one has any mid back pain, contact us at 229-226-3101 to set up an initial consultation.