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Lower Back Pain

The spine and back are made to provide a lot of strength, protecting the highly sensitive spinal cord and nerve roots, yet flexible, providing for freedom in all directions. But, there are many distinct parts of the spine which can create back pain, such as irritation to the large nerve roots that run down the arms and legs, irritation to little nerves within the spine, strains to the large back muscles, as well as any injury to the disk, bones, joints or ligaments in the spine.

Acute back pain comes on suddenly and usually lasts from a few days to a couple weeks. Chronic back pain is typically described as lasting over three months.

Back pain can take on a wide variety of characteristics:

  • The pain may be constant, intermittent, or just occur with certain positions or actions
  • The pain may stay in one place or radiate to other areas
  • It may be a dull ache, or a sharp or piercing or burning sensation
  • The issue might be in the neck or low back but may radiate into the foot or leg (sciatica), hand or arm.

Fortunately, most kinds of back pain get better:  Dr Alex Jimenez discusses treatment approaches advancing the cause of pain reduction and functional improvement.

4 Steps To Reducing Back Pain

Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Alexander Jimenez looks at four ways of reducing back pain. 1. Understand The Way Your Spine Works The best approach to take care of your spine and prevent back pain is to begin with a superb understanding of how…

Herniated Disc Center

El Paso,TX. Chiropractor Dr. Alex Jimenez looks examines a herniated disc. Herniated disc is a somewhat common condition that can occur anywhere along the spinal column, but most commonly affects the lower back or neck area. Also known as…

Garlic For Back Pain: Does It Work?

El Paso, TX. Chiropractor Dr. Alex Jimenez investigates if garlic works for back pain. Test It Out yourself! Spaghetti, Oil & Garlic. In my never-ending quest to learn everything I can about the best way to reduce back pain, I conduct…

Yoga For You & Back Pain

El Paso, TX. Chiropractor Dr. Alex Jimenez looks at yoga for back pain. Yoga increases strength and flexibility, but some find it to be a spiritual experience that brings serenity and delight. I attended my first yoga class after I was 21…

Pain Management Center

About Pain Management (Medicine) Specialists A pain medicine specialist is a medical or osteopathic doctor who treats pain due to disease, ailment, or injury. Many of these doctors are physiatrists or anesthesiologists although called…
 
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