Are you suffering from right sided or left sided back pain? Trying to pinpoint the location of your pain can help you identify both the cause the pain and the necessary course of treatment. More than 80% of adults in the U.S. suffer from back pain at some point in their life, and Nashville area residents are no exception. Whether you work at a desk, on a farm, or anywhere in between, everyday activities can contribute to chronic back pain. Prolonged sitting, driving and standing are all top contributors to back pain. But, when you are feeling back pain on one side, sometimes it can be concerning and cause you to question whether you may be having a more serious problem. Nashville Spine & Disc can treat your back pain, and also advise you on seeing a doctor for a more serious problem.
The cause of one-sided back pain is usually simply a result of the body favoring one side more than the other when conducting daily activities. In turn, this causes there to be an imbalance within the body – either on the favored side or the non-favored side. However, one sided back pain can be a sign of more serious issues.
Chiropractic treatment is considered the most effective treatment for back pain through mobilization and spinal manipulation. With spinal adjustments, physical therapy, massage, back strengthening exercises, posture correction, and some lifestyle changes, most back pain can be relieved within a few weeks.