Maritime Chiropractic in Gig Harbor For Back Pain Problems
Back pain is a common problem among adults in the United States. Experts estimate that as much as 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Work injuries, recreational activities, home repairs and auto accidents are often the cause of ongoing pain and problems with flexibility. Dr. Duppenthaler at Maritime Chiropractic is a chiropractor back pain sufferers can rely on to relieve back discomfort and improve spinal function.
How Chiropractic Adjustment Can Help
The spine is a complex system of bones, cushioning discs, ligaments, muscles nerves that work together to provide smooth body movement. When a problem develops in any one of these components, it can result in discomfort and lack of proper mobility. Chiropractic adjustments use a variety of techniques to re-align bones and improve functional movement in the spine. These techniques include hands-on adjustment, as well as the use of hand tools to release tension and improve muscle function. A number of studies indicate that spinal adjustment can be as effective for back pain as medication and other conventional measures. For individuals who prefer a drug-free and non-invasive method of treatment, chiropractic adjustment offers an effective alternative.
Spinal Decompression for Back Pain
Individuals who are looking for a non-surgical method for dealing with chronic back pain can undergo spinal decompression procedures. Spinal decompression is a technique that uses a device to stretch out the vertebrae of the spinal column to reduce pressure on discs and nerves. It can be an effective way to reduce the discomfort that results from disc problems such as herniation and bulging discs. The technique uses a motorized table that helps to stretch the spinal column to relieve pressure on individual discs. A treatment generally lasts from 30 to 45 minutes. A series of treatments are often used to reduce back and leg pain that often occurs as a result of compressed discs in the spine. Spinal decompression can also be used with other chiropractic techniques to ensure full relief from discomfort.
Contact Maritime Chiropractic for Chiropractic Adjustment and Spinal Decompression
Dr. John Duppenthaler brings his years of experience to help patients in Gig Harbor, WA with a variety of conditions, including back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica, neuropathy and injuries from auto accidents. We offer a variety of techniques to reduce pain and improve overall function. Call Maritime Chiropractic today at 253-857-9100 for an appointment to discuss the options for treatment of your back pain and how you can live pain-free with better spinal function.