Chiropractic Office In San Marcos CA Recommend Numerous Methods for the Ease of Pain in the Back
San Marcos California Chiropractor Takes away Low Back Pain
You can count on our chiropractors to focus our attention and energy relieving your low back pain. Over the years we have learned through practical application which therapies are the most effective in relieving specific types of back pain. The best therapy to relieve back pain will often depend on the origin of the anatomy causing the pain. A common origin of back pain is from trauma resulting in a pinched nerve in the lower back.
Back pain can be attributed to several tissues however the pain itself is typically form direct nerve damage in the tissue or inflammation of the tissue. Our San Marcos California chiropractors attention will focus on the damaged tissue and from that point determine what therapy would be the most effective for the relief of your back pain. We may use several therapies in conjunction to relieve your back pain depending on the number of physiological process involved.
Muscle stimulation therapy is very beneficial for the relief of low back pain due to the multiple physiological effects. Electrical muscle stimulation therapy has many applications for the use of relieving low back pain. Electrical muscle stimulation therapy is often use to minimize the pain signal emanating from the lower back. Electrical muscle stimulation therapy has the added benefit of acting like a mechanical pump thereby reducing the inflammation and pain stimulus. Inflammation cause pain by changing the acidity of the intracellular fluid which stimulates the pain receptors. The combination of pulsed electrical muscle stimulation therapy along with proper pad placement can significantly help in the reduction of inflammation and therefore pain.
Another therapy used in our San Marcos CA chiropractic office is a cold pack. Applying a cold pack wrapped in a luke warm cloth and applied over the painful area for twenty to thirty minutes is effective for the reduction of pain and inflammation Ice packs when used properly can be very beneficial to the reduction of pain and inflammation in two very different ways. Ice packs help relieve back pain by decreasing the pain signal and constricting the vessels resulting in diminished inflammation. By reducing the transmission of the nerve, the pain signal is minimized and therefore the patient has a reduction in back pain. Reducing the inflammatory response will decrease the irritants which cause the pain signal.
Our chiropractors in San Marcos California also may use a therapy called interferential current. Interferential current is a form of electrical current with a modified frequency which has shown to reduce the pain signal. Placing the therapy pads at right angles is an important factor when applying this form of electrical current. When using interferential current it is important to using the pad placement and modified current as a concurrent method of low back pain relief.
A very special form of therapy to relieve back ache by our San Marcos California chiropractors is peripheral neurological facilitation. This type of therapy uses the nervous systems against itself for the reduction of back pain Peripheral neurological facilitation treatment uses the opposing nerves and the natural reflexes of the body to decrease muscle tension and reduce pain. The reason for this is so the opposing muscle group is not contracting at the same time which will cause an injury. Peripheral neurological facilitation is especially effective in reducing back pain when the pain is from a contracted or spastic muscle.
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