Low Back Pain
How can Chiropractic help with back pain?
Are you tired of suffering from back pain? Anyone who has experienced back pain knows how debilitating it can be.
Lower back disorders are one of the most common types of problems I see in practice. It can be common for problems in the back to trigger other issues, such as; groin/hip pain, leg pain, sciatica, knee pain, referred pain into the legs, feet and toes, as well as pins and needles and tingling.
Chiropractors are well trained to recognise different types of back pain and have a variety of techniques and tools at our disposal to help patients achieve relief from those tight and sore areas in your back, glutes, and legs.
At Dr Nathan's Chiropractic Studio, I have helped many patients in; Windsor, Prahran, South Yarra, St Kilda, Armadale and the inner Melbourne area with back pain.
I welcome any questions you have on lower back pain or lower back injuries. Book an appointment or call 0400 041 976 to schedule a consultation, so I may be able to provide you with an appropriate treatment plan for your needs.
Blog Articles Related To Lower Back Pain
Comparative Study Shows Chiropractic Significantly Better Than Medical Care LINK
Physical Therapy Modalities: No Evidence of Benefit for Back Pain Despite Wide Use: Chiropractic Adjustment/SMT Has Always Been Most Effective LINK
Adding Chiropractic to Usual Medical Care Significantly Improves Outcomes LINK
Large Study Shows Back Surgery Ineffective and Harmful LINK
Landmark Research Shows Chiropractic 2700% More Effective than Medical or Physiotherapy Care LINK
Study Shows Chiropractic Adjustment/Manipulation Not a Cause of Disc Herniation LINK
Review Shows Lack of Evidence for Medical and Physical Therapy Treatments for Disk Herniation LINK
Study Shows Chiropractic Adjustment/Manipulation and Exercise Better Than Exercise Alone for Leg Pain from Disc Herniation LINK
Research Shows Spinal Issues Don't Recover Without Proper Care LINK
Research Indicates Chiropractic Effective for Disc Herniation and Sciatica LINK
Study Shows Chiropractic SMT Far Superior to Medication or Acupuncture LINK
Insurance Data from Hundreds of Thousands of Patients Shows Superior Benefits, Reduced Costs, and Superior Safety with Chiropractic Care LINK
Evidence Shows Gold Standard Usual Medical Treatment for Acute Back Pain Ineffective LINK
Restricted, Inflamed Joints Cause Altered Sensory Input Into Brain & Altered Brain Function LINK
Spinal Manipulation/Chiropractic Adjustment Improves Joint Motion, Relaxes Muscles, Reduces Pain, and Improves Function LINK
Usual Medical Care Increases Risk of Acute LBP Becoming Chronic: Chiropractic SMT/Adjustment Reduces Risk LINK
The World Federation of Chiropractic has cited ten references for a solid understanding of the scientific studies related to Chiropractic care and chronic low back pain and acute low back pain.
Chronic Low Back Pain.
1. Spinal manipulation and home exercise with advice for subacute and chronic back-related leg pain: a trial with adaptive allocation. Bronfort, Gert; Hondras, Maria A; Schulz, Craig A; Evans, Roni L; Long, Cynthia R & Grimm, Richard. Annals of internal medicine. 2014
2. Dose-response and efficacy of spinal manipulation forcare of chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial.
Haas, Mitchell; Vavrek, Darcy; Peterson, David; Polissar, Nayak & Neradilek, Moni B. The spinejournal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. 2013.
3. The efficacy of manual therapy and exercise for different stages of non-specific low back pain: an update of systematic reviews.
Hidalgo, Benjamin; Detrembleur, Christine; Hall, Toby; Mahaudens, Philippe &Nielens, Henri. The Journal of manual \& manipulative therapy. 2014.
4. Osteopathic manual treatment and ultrasound therapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. Licciardone, John C; Minotti, Dennis E; Gatchel, Robert J; Kearns, Cathleen M & Singh, Karan P. Annals of family medicine.
5. Manual therapy followed by specific active exercises versus a placebo followed by specific active exercises on the improvement of functional disability in patients with chronicnon specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. Balthazard, Pierre; de Goumoens, Pierre; Rivier, Gilles; Demeulenaere, Philippe; Ballabeni, Pierluigi; Dériaz, Olivier. BMC musculoskeletal disorders. 2012.
6. Spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain: an update of a Cochrane review. Rubinstein, Sidney M; van Middelkoop, Marienke; Assendelft, Willem J J; de Boer, Michiel R & van Tulder, Maurits W. Spine. 2011.
7. Supervised exercise, spinal manipulation, and home exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. Bronfort, Gert; Maiers, Michele J; Evans, Roni L; Schulz, Craig A; Bracha, Yiscah; Svendsen, Kenneth H; Grimm, Richard H; Owens, Edward F; Garvey, Timothy A & Transfeldt, Ensor E. The spinejournal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. 2011.
8. The McKenzie method compared with manipulation when used adjunctive to information and advice in low back pain patients presenting with centralization or peripheralization: a randomized controlled trial. Petersen, Tom; Larsen, Kristian; Nordsteen, Jan; Olsen, Steen; Fournier, Gilles & Jacobsen, Soren. Spine. 2011.
9. Complementary and alternative therapies for back pain II.
Furlan, Andrea D; Yazdi, Fatemeh; Tsertsvadze, Alexander; Gross, Anita; Van Tulder, Maurits; Santaguida, Lina; Cherkin, Dan; Gagnier, Joel; Ammendolia, Carlo; Ansari, Mohammed T; Ostermann, Thomas; Dryden, Trish; Doucette, Steve; Skidmore, Becky; Daniel, Raymond; Tsouros, Sophia; Weeks, Laura & Galipeau, James. Evidence report/technology assessment. 2010.
10.Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report.
Bronfort, Gert; Haas, Mitch; Evans, Roni; Leininger, Brent & Triano, Jay. Chiropractic \& osteopathy. 2010.
Acute Low Back Pain
1. Spinal manipulative therapy for acute low back pain: an update of the cochrane review. Rubinstein, Sidney M; Terwee, Caroline B; Assendelft, Willem J J; de Boer, Michiel R & van Tulder, Maurits W. Spine. 2013.
2. Adding chiropractic manipulative therapy to standard medical care for patients with acute low back pain: the results of a pragmatic randomized comparative effectiveness study. Goertz, Christine M; Long, Cynthia R;Hondras, Maria a; Petri, Richard; Delgado, Roxana; Lawrence, Dana J; Owens, Edward F & Meeker, William C. Spine. 2012.
3. Comparison of stratified primary care management for low back pain with current best practice (STarT Back): a randomised controlled trial. Hill, Jonathan C; Whitehurst, David G T; Lewis, Martyn; Bryan, Stirling; Dunn, Kate M; Foster, Nadine E; Konstantinou, Kika; Main, Chris J; Mason, Elizabeth; Somerville, Simon; Sowden, Gail; Vohora, Kanchan & Hay, Elaine M. Lancet. 2011.
4. Meta-analysis: exercise therapy for nonspecific low back pain. Hayden, Jill A; van Tulder, Maurits W; Malmivaara, Antti V & Koes, Bart W. Annals of internal medicine. 2005.
5. Exercises for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain. Choi, BrianKl; Verbeek, Jos H; Tam, Wilson Wai-San & Jiang, Johnny Y. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2010.
6. Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain:systematic review. Downie, Aron; Williams, Christopher M; Henschke, Nicholas; Hancock, Mark J; Ostelo, Raymond W J G; de Vet, Henrica C W; Macaskill, Petra; Irwig, Les; van Tulder, Maurits W; Koes, Bart W & Maher, Christopher G. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2013.
7. Efficacy of paracetamol for acute low-back pain: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial. Williams, Christopher M; Maher, Christopher G; Latimer, Jane; McLachlan, Andrew J; Hancock, Mark J; Day, Richard O & Lin, Chung-Wei Christine. The Lancet. 2014.
8. Low back pain in primary care. Deyo, Richard A; Jarvik, Jeffrey G & Chou, Roger. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2014.
9. The natural course of low back pain: a systematic critical literature review. Lemeunier, Nadège; Leboeuf-Yde; Charlotte Gagey, Olivier. Chiropractic \& manual therapies. 2012.
10. The prognosis of acute and persistent low-back pain: a meta-analysis. da C Menezes Costa, Luciola; Maher, Christopher G; Hancock, Mark J; McAuley, James H; Herbert, Robert D & Costa, Leonardo O P.CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne. 2012.
Dr Nathan's Chiropractic Studio is located in Prahran/Windsor serving patients from South Yarra, Toorak, Malvern, St Kilda, St Kilda East in Melbourne's inner south eastern suburbs. Dr Nathan's Chiropractic Studio is located just off Chapel Street, near the corner of High and Chapel Street. Conveniently located within a 10 minute walk to Prahran or Windsor train station.