According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is one of the most common reasons people miss work. If you suffer from lower or upper back pain, it could be time to schedule a visit your local chiropractor. At F.I.R.S.T Health in Torrance, we’ve helped hundreds of men and women successfully relieve and eliminate back pain through our innovative chiropractic treatments. While there are many causes to back pain, most people suffer due to the following three reasons.

dreamstime_xxl_43521967They Have Suffered A Back Injury

A main cause of back pain is injury. Many people hurt their backs by lifting heavy objects and overexerting themselves, which can cause the muscles and ligaments in their backs to twist and turn unnaturally. Back pain that is the result of an injury is also known as acute pain, meaning the pain can come on suddenly.

They Have A Medical Condition Or Illness

At F.I.R.S.T Health, our chiropractors have experience helping patients with back pain that is brought on by a medical condition or illness. Some common conditions include fibromyalgia, scoliosis and inflammatory diseases of the joints. Since this type of back pain typically lasts for a long period of time, it is known as chronic pain.

They Have Made Poor Lifestyle Choices

As you already know, decisions we make regarding our lifestyle can affect our health both negatively and positively. If you’re overweight, a chronic smoker or live a sedentary lifestyle, you may be suffering from back pain because of these lifestyle choices. A certified chiropractor can assist in lessening your back pain and recommended proper lifestyle choices.

F.I.R.S.T Health offers leading chiropractic care for patients throughout Canada. If you suffer from back pain from an injury, medical condition or something else, contact our chiropractors today to schedule an appointment.