After your evaluation, your chiropractor can tell you more about the cause of your back pain, it might be Subluxation. You could have a problem that involves certain joints, discs, or vertebrae. Damage to the soft tissues in your low back or supporting structures, such as your hips or legs, can also lead to back pain. The following pages describe common back problems that can be treated with chiropractic
Your chiropractor may tell you that you have a subluxation, or misalignment. This is reduced function of a joint. It occurs when joints or vertebrae lose mobility or shift position. Nearby muscles, nerves, and discs can also be affected. Pain often results. Common causes of subluxation include poor posture, accidents or sports injuries, or sudden twists and movements.