Osteopathic Treatment for Back Pain in Wrexham

An Aching, throbbing or sharp pain in your back is not something to ignore. While back pain is something many people suffer from, there’s never a good reason to be complacent. In nearly all cases, there is something wrong structurally that is causing the pain you feel. If your pain is debilitating and you are unable to move, immediate medical care is best. And, for those struggling with an ache or constant level of pain, it’s best to get it checked out.

 

Back Pain treatment is not a one-size-fits-all cure. Every case of back pain is unique and part of the treatment at Wrexham Osteopath includes assessment of the symptoms, complaints and diagnostic findings to find the root cause of your back pain and formulate a bespoke plan to treat it effectively.

 

Back pain is complicated, and back pain can be one of the most difficult things to figure out, so it requires a good diagnosis. Every consultation at Wrexham Osteopath starts with a full, detailed case history, where we listen to everything you have to say. We then assess your spine and how it effects the rest of your body.

 

Our treatment objectives are keeping you active, mobile, independent and doing the things you love as well as how best to ease your back pain. Treatment is included in the first consultation.

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Why Does My Back Hurt?

Back pain is common because the back is a complex area of the body with multiple large and small muscles, bones, ligaments and tendons running throughout it. Each one of them is near nerves that send a message to your brain when something is wrong.

 

Some causes of back pain are relatively simple – you may have twisted or turned in the wrong direction, straining a muscle. In other cases, your back pain may be due to poor posture, sitting at your desk for too long, straining to lift something, sports injuries, overuse or years of wear and tear. It could also be due to an injury or an illness. Due to the potential complexity of back pain, you should not ignore it and instead have it looked at by a professional.

How Long Does Back Pain Last?

Some people experience low back pain as a minor nuisance that lasts for a few days or weeks that resolves on its own. Unfortunately for some people, back pain is a chronic problem that limits mobility and diminishes quality of life for an extended period. In most cases, back pain does not require urgent care, but when the back pain does not improve after a few days, that is often when treatment is recommended.

 

Wrexham Osteopath can help to diagnose your back pain, find the root cause and treat it appropriately to the best of our ability with the objective of reducing your pain and preventing it from returning, whilst allowing you to carry on doing the things you love and caring for your family.

Is Back Pain A Sign of Getting Old?

Many people do not seek out medical care for back pain because they think they can just deal with it, or that it is a common problem that many people have. However, when there are pain signals being sent to your brain like this, there is a reason. You don’t have to live with back pain whether it is acute and severe or mild and chronic.

 

Back pain is one of the most common reasons why people visit Wrexham Osteopath. Our objective is to reduce your back pain as much as possible and to reduce the likelihood of it returning.

Should I Go To A&E?

When back pain develops suddenly for no apparent reason or after an accident, it is normal to feel upset or scared. This list can help you to decide the best course of action:

  • Back Pain after injury: A significant fall or car accident

  • Persistent back pain that doesn’t stop or gets worse

  • Pain that moves into your arm or leg

  • Extremity numbness, tingling sensations, weakness

  • Buttock and/or genital area numbness, tingling.

  • Back pain with a fever

  • Bowel or bladder dysfunction or incontinence

  • Unexplained recent weight loss

  • Low back pain accompanied by a stomach-ache

Why Should I See An Osteopath?

Osteopathic medicine provides drug-free non-invasive manual treatment that focuses on strengthening the musculoskeletal frameworks to:

  • Increase and restore joint mobility

  • Relieve muscle tension

  • Reduce pain and stiffness in muscles and joints

  • Improve blood flow

  • Enhance tissue elasticity

  • Reduce the likelihood of this pain returning

General Advice For Preventing Back Pain

  • Maintain a healthy weight and diet

  • Remain as active as possible

  • Avoid prolonged inactivity or bed rest

  • Warm up or stretch before undertaking physical activity

  • Wear comfortable low-heeled shoes

  • Sleep on a mattress of medium firmness to minimise any curve in your spine

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