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Vancouver Low Back Pain May Be Relieved with Care of the Diaphragm

The diaphragm and back pain. What’s the connection? Curious! Researchers have been reporting how manipulation has an effect on the diaphragm and its ability to affect and improve non-specific back pain. Vancouver Disc Centers includes this data into its Vancouver chiropractic treatment plan to relieve Vancouver non-specific low back pain.

NON-SPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN

Chronic non-specific low back pain is back pain that’s been annoying for more than 3 months and does not appear to have a specific cause. Usual care is education and encouragement, analgesic meds, and non-pharmacological therapies. Formal medical care is not usually needed though imaging, opioids and surgery continued to be overused. (1) Visceral fascial limitations, restrictions of the deep fibrous connective tissues enclosing muscles, bones, nerves, arteries and veins), may produce pain in the lumbar spine. Treating patients who experience non-specific low back pain with manipulation and exercise may be relieving. (2) Vancouver Disc Centers sees Vancouver low back pain patients with this type of condition. This type of pain is often frustrating for patients, and Vancouver Disc Centers can frequently help.

Vancouver CHIROPRACTIC CARE OF NON-SPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN

An interesting method chiropractic’s collegial profession of osteopathy utilizes and shares cases and explanations of its success in relieving non-specific low back pain is taking care of the diaphragm, that dome-shaped muscular structure that separates the thoracic (chest) and abdominal sections of the body. The diaphragm originates along the lumbar vertebrae of the spine and connects to the lower ribs. (3) It moves when we breathe. Stretching the diaphragm significantly improves cervical spine extension, right and left cervical spine flexion, flexibility of the posterior chain (the muscles of the backside of the body) and ribcage excursion at the xiphoid level (the lower tip of the chest’s sternum). (4) Using manipulation and treating the diaphragm created significant reduction in pain and disability for patients with non-specific chronic low back pain. (5) Treating the thoracic spine (mid-back) with mobilization accompanied by treatment of the low back specifically and breathing exercises for non-specific chronic low back pain improves respiration and reduces disability for these patients. (6) Improvements like this are very welcomed by sufferers with Vancouver non-specific low back pain.

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Schedule your Vancouver chiropractic visit today. Vancouver Disc Centers can go into more detail as to how the diaphragm and back pain may be interconnected and demonstrate how Vancouver chiropractic treatment may add to reducing your Vancouver back pain.

Vancouver Disc Centers recognizes the relationship of the diaphragm to the body and spine and back pain.  
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