BACK PAIN TREATMENTS

Back Pain Treatments

Back Pain Treatment in Wilmington, NC

Have you tried everything to find back pain relief or a way to stop your chronic back pain?
Most chronic back pain and injuries to the back are mechanical in nature and can be caused by any combination of sprained ligaments, strained muscles, bulging discs and pinched nerves, any or all of which can lead to pain. Your lumbar spine could be normal and suddenly become injured in a fall, accident or sports injury. 

More often than not, however, weaknesses from less severe, earlier injuries accumulate and compound as the years go by, leading to a protruding, herniated or bulging disc that can cause a painful pinched nerve. When the sciatic nerve is feeling pressure it can be felt in the lower back, and can radiate into the buttock, hip and/or various parts of the leg and foot. In addition to the pain, there may be numbness, muscular weakness, pins and needles or tingling, and difficulty in supporting weight on the involved leg.

At Wynne Chirorpactic Center, P.A, our Wilmington back doctor focuses on non-surgical spinal decompression therapy, a back treatment that works to heal your back without surgery and help relieve the pain of a pinched sciatic nerve.

Offering Treatment in Wilmington for a Wide Range of Back Pain Conditions
Our back pain doctor offers a range of treatment and therapies for back conditions, including the following causes of back pain in Wilmington:

• Protruding, herniated or bulging disc
• Disc desiccation
• Degenerative Disc Disease
• Lumbar spinal stenosis
• Foraminal stenosis
• Central canal stenosis
• Spinal arthrosis
• Spondylosis
• Osteoarthritis
• Osteophytes or bone spurs
• Ligamentous hypertrophy
• Lumbar myelopathy (spinal cord compression)
• Sciatica
• Lumbar radiculopathy
• Pinched nerves
• Neuritis
• Whiplash

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Wilmington Spinal Decompression Therapy for Back Pain

At Wynne Chirorpactic Center, P.A, in Wilmington NC our back doctor most frequently treats back pain with spinal decompression therapy. A comprehensive orthopedic and neurological examination can help determine if you are a good candidate for this modern method of back care.
To schedule an appointment for a free back treatment consultation at our back clinic, contact us today by clicking on the contact us or call (910)799-2225.

Wynne Chiropractic Center offers pain relief therapy for back pain and more in patients from Wilmington, Porters Neck, Leland and surrounding areas of Wilmington, N.C.

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LOWER BACK PAIN ADJUSTMENTS IN WILMINGTON, NC


Wynne Chiropractic Center, P.A. provides hands-on treatment to help ease your back and neck pain. Dr. Wynne is fully trained to provide precise spinal adjustments. These adjustments can help align your vertebrae properly. What these adjustments really do is restore the transmission of nerve impulses. Most neck and back pain comes from pinched nerves. Our adjustments treat the issues with your nerves, helping them to operate normally again. This will eliminate your pain.

The neck and back pain treatments at our Wilmington, NC location will allow the body to heal itself. This can be done without the use of drugs. Our natural treatments like spinal decompression therapy help your body relax and reset itself, while keeping your mind at ease.

Back Pain Relief in Wilmington NC

Back pain includes lower back pain, middle back pain, upper back pain or low back pain with sciatica. Nerve and muscular problems, degenerative disc disease, and arthritis can result in back pain. Back pain symptoms may be relived with pain medication or pain killers. In their lifetime, most people will experience some level of discomfort or pain in their back. 

Why people experience back pain include bad habits that are self-caused, while other causes of back pain are external. Back pain can be caused by sports accidents and injuries, muscle strains, auto accidents or household or work-related accidents.

What Are the Symptoms of Back Pain?

  • If you’re experiencing a stiffness anywhere from the base of your neck to your tail bone, maybe a persistent aching or other discomfort this would classify as back pain.
  • Standing straight up without pain or without a muscle spasm in the lower back
  • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing can trigger a chronic ache in the lower or middle back region.
  • Sometimes the pain in neck, upper back or lower back is in a specific area that is sharp, and often is as a result of sports, lifting something heavy or other strenuous activities. Its important to note that pain in the upper back can also be a sign of a serious condition such as a heart attack or other life threatening health condition.
  • You may notice it sending waves of pain from the low back to the buttock, down the back of the thigh, and into the calf and toes
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Diagnosis & Back Pain Tests

Of course you know your back hurts, but WHY does your back hurt… and what should you do about it?

How is Back Pain Diagnosed?

Before a doctor can begin treating back pain, he or she may do tests to diagnose what is causing your problem. As part of an exam your doctor with discuss your medical history since many different conditions can may cause back pain. Questions are important because these allow your doctor to determine what the underlying source(s) of your pain are.

• When did your back pain start?
• What were you doing when you first felt back pain?
• Did pain come on gradually or sharply
• What makes the pain worst or feel better?
• Is this the first time you’ve had back pain?
• Any recent illnesses with coughs, fevers, urinary difficulties, or stomach illnesses?
• For women: vaginal bleeding, cramping, or discharge? Pain from the pelvis is frequently felt in the back.

Physical Examinations for Back Pain

Your doctor will then give you a thorough physical exam watching for signs of nerve damage while you walk on your heels, toes, and soles of your feet. Testing your reflexes using a reflex hammer may be included, generally done at the knee and behind the ankle. 
Your nerves and muscle strength will be tested and to assess the presence of tension on the sciatic nerve. The doctor may test sensation using a pin, paper clip, broken tongue depressor, or other sharp object to assess any loss of sensation in your legs.
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