Low Back Pain Specialist

Complete Health Medical Center

Multidisciplinary Medical Center & Chiropractic Care located in Waxahachie, TX

Low back pain can be a mild annoyance or a severe, debilitating condition depending on your diagnosis. For all types of low back pain, visit the team at Complete Health Medical Center for conservative and minimally invasive low back treatments. Located in Waxahachie, Texas, the team delivers effective results so you can get back to your normal activities as quickly as possible. Call the office today to schedule an exam.

Low Back Pain Q & A

Why does my low back hurt?

Low back pain is one of the most common types of musculoskeletal and joint pain among patients of all ages in the United States. Most cases of low back pain are related to soft tissue injuries and joint dysfunction. Movements and activities that cause low back pain include:

  • Bending and twisting
  • Spinal compression from high impact activities like running and jumping
  • Lifting objects heavier than you’re used to lifting
  • Lifting with your back rather than your legs
  • Sitting or standing still for long periods

Postural changes associated with pregnancy and obesity can contribute to low back pain. At Complete Health Medical Center, the team provides care for all types of lower back pain so you can get the relief you need.

What conditions cause low back pain?

The most common conditions that affect the low back are:

  • Intersegmental joint dysfunction
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Facet joint syndrome
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Herniated discs

Your low back pain may range from mild to severe discomfort with the associated disability, including decreased range of motion and an inability to move in certain directions or stand upright comfortably.

Do I need X-rays or an MRI for my low back pain?

Not all cases of low back pain require X-rays or an MRI to make a diagnosis. Since most types of low back pain are the result of soft tissue injuries, specific imaging is generally not needed.

If the Complete Health Medical Center team suspects your pain is caused by arthritis or a disc herniation, they may refer you for X-rays or an MRI to confirm your diagnosis before beginning treatment.

How is low back pain treated?

At Complete Health Medical Center, the team offers personalized treatment plans to relieve low back pain that include:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Lumbar decompression treatment
  • Regenerative medicine using mesenchymal stem cells and Wharton’s jelly
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

Depending on your diagnosis, the team may recommend one or more of these approaches to relieve your pain, decrease inflammation, and improve the function of the muscles and joints in your low back.

To schedule an exam for your low back pain, call Complete Health Medical Center today.