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Back Pain FAQs

Chiropractic Treatment Options for Back Pain

Any person at any age can develop back pain, with millions impacted annually. If back pain has been interrupting your daily routine and you live, work, or play in the greater Ann Arbor or Ypsilanti, MI, area, contact our chiropractor near you at Performance Health Chiropractic to learn about our available back pain relief treatment options to help get you moving without pain again.  


Back pain manifests in a variety of forms, primarily due to its many potential causes. Some people experience relatively mild discomfort, while others find their back pain so debilitating that they are forced to miss work or change their routine to accommodate their limited capacity.

Common Back Pain Causes

The following represent the most common causes of back pain:

  • Sprained Ligaments/Strained Back Muscles.
  • A strained back muscle, which can cause back pain, a reduced range of motion, and stiffness, can be generated in a number of ways.
  • A sudden, awkward motion while lifting a heavy object.
  • Overusing your back in some way.
  • Years of poor posture.

Disc Problems

The discs that separate the spine’s vertebrae help cushion and keep the spine flexible and mobile. It may create back pain if they bulge, herniate, or become misaligned by age, movement, or injury.

Spinal Stenosis

Stenosis of the spine refers to a narrowing of the spinal canal. This medical condition puts pressure on the nerves in the spine, potentially generating various levels of pain, numbness, and weakness.


This medical condition causes one’s bones to become weak, brittle, and quite vulnerable to breakage or fracture.  


This degenerative joint disease, usually the result of years of natural wear and tear, can potentially impact any of the spine’s or body’s joints. Osteoarthritis causes pain and related symptoms. 


Being overweight can create misalignments in a person’s musculoskeletal system, irregular movement/pressure, and, ultimately, back pain.

Skeletal Issues

Conditions like scoliosis create abnormal spinal curvatures, potentiating back pain.

Chiropractic Treatments for Back Pain Relief

Back pain does not have to disrupt your daily routine. Our chiropractor has a variety of non-invasive, effective back treatment options and complementary therapies that offer pain relief, such as:

  • Chiropractic Adjustments/Manipulations
  • Hot/Cold Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Decompression Techniques
  • Nutrition/Health Coaching/Lifestyle Guidance
  • Soft Tissue Therapies

Contact Performance Health Chiropractic in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, MI

If you live in and around Ann Arbor or Ypsilanti, MI, and would like more information regarding back pain treatment options, contact a member of our professional chiropractic staff at 734-929-4523.


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