Chiropractic Care and Lower Back Pain

lowerBackPain The facet joints, which are located at the back of each spinal bone, is where many of the pain-sensing nerves of the spine are located. The surfaces of these facet joints are normally smooth surfaces, but they can become rough, irritated, and inflamed. The surgical removal of these facet joints exposes the spine.

A bulging disc can put put pressure on the spinal cord or a nearby nerve root causing lower back pain. Common symptoms of this can be numbness, tingling, or pain down the leg. A common treatment of this is to cut away the bulging disc tissue. This can permanently alter its ability to separate and cushion the adjacent bones.

What can chiropractic care do for this problem? Dr. Lindstrom will work to restore a more normal motion and position of the affected spinal bones. His approaches have proven to be very effective in treating lower back problems.