Beat Back Pain - Dr. Devin Luzod, Las Vegas Chiropractor

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Back-Breaking Statistics

  • Back pain is an epidemic among US adults.
  • 4 out of 5: Number of US adults who will experience lower back pain.
  • 45-64: Most common ages who suffer from back pain.
  • Most common cause of disability aged 45 and younger.
  • 2nd most common cause of lost work days.

Common Back Pain Triggers and Treatments

Condition: Muscle strains or ligamentous sprains
Cause: Forceful twist or pull causes muscle tear or sprain.
Treatment: Rest, Heat, and Ice.

Condition: Osteoarthritis
Cause: Gradual deterioration of spinal cartilage and joints over time.
Treatment: Anti-inflammatory medicine, Physical therapy, Exercise, Weight control, Pain relief procedures.

Condition: Herniated disc
Cause: Multifactorial, including heavy lifting, trauma, bad posture, and other factors,
Treatment: Rest, Core stabilization exercise, Physical therapy, Epidurals, Surgery (10% of cases).

Condition: Spinal Stenosis
Cause: Thickening ligaments, enlarged joints, and bony spurs cause narrowing of spinal column.
Treatment: Physical therapy, Epidurals, Anti-inflammatory medicine, Surgery.

Condition: Fibromyalgia
Cause: Cause unknown-rheumatic in nature. Involves widespread soft tissue pain.
Treatment: Pain medications, Anti-seizure medication, Physical therapy, Weight control and healthy diet


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References:
physicaltherapy.about.com
my.clevelandclinic.org
ninds.nih.gov

About Devin Luzod

Dr. Devin graduated from Life Chiropractic University in Atlanta, GA in 1999, where he was awarded the Sid Ribley Scholarship for outstanding achievement. He previously underwent pre-med studies at Western Illinois University and made the Dean’s List of Scholars. He’s completed the Part II examination for the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association, served on the board of Quantum Spinal Mechanics, completed the 120-hour course in Chiropractic Pediatrics and was awarded a Fellowship in the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association.

Contact our Las Vegas, Summerlin or Henderson clinics to arrange a complimentary consultation to see if you are a candidate for the
NUCCA Spinal Correction, ArthroStim and/or Low Level Laser Therapy.

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