Lower Back Pain Specialist

Magnolia Medical Group

Chiropractors & Internists located in Milledgeville, GA & Eatonton, GA

Whether your lower back pain is the result of a sudden injury or a chronic condition, you needn’t live with it. At the Magnolia Medical Group, located in both Milledgeville, Georgia and Eatonton, Georgia, our team of specially-trained doctors offers a full scope of treatments to treat the underlying source of your lower back pain and remedy it long-term. Call to schedule your appointment and treat your lower back pain.

Lower Back Pain Q & A

How common is lower back pain?

Lower back pain is extremely common, with nearly 80% of American adults experiencing this ailment at some point in their lives. Back pain is also among the most common causes of disability in this country. It may come on suddenly as the result of an accident or be the result of a chronic condition, such as arthritis.

What are common causes of lower back pain?

Acute back pain is generally caused by an incident whether it is lifting a heavy object, straining, twisting, or falling. Back pain that lasts more than three months is considered chronic and is less common than pain as a result of an injury or accident. Many medical conditions are also linked to back pain such as:

  • Herniated discs
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Genetic deformity
  • Trauma
  • Compression injury
  • Scoliosis
  • Poor posture
  • Poor ergonomics
  • Herniated discs
  • Poor posture
  • Poor ergonomics
  • Standing for long periods of time

How does the Magnolia Medical Group team treat lower back pain?

As with any medical problem, your specialist will first diagnose the source of your pain. After an initial examination, which may include a digital X-ray or other imaging procedures, an individualized treatment plan will be created for you. It will likely include one or more of the following modalities:

  • Low force instrument adjustments
  • Rehabilitation
  • Dietary and exercise programs

 

Watch Dr. Haley Lance discuss a stretch of the Periformis muscle to help lower back pain

 

What are low force instrument adjustments?

Low force instrument adjustments involve the use a small hand-held instrument to gently use impulse force to adjust your spine. The goal here is to relieve your lower back pain and restore motion to the spine.

Are chiropractic adjustments safe even post-surgery?

Yes. Your specialist at Magnolia Medical Group can perform chiropractic care that is safe even post-surgery. Talk with your doctor and discuss the best treatment options for you after your surgery.