Chiropractors treat the entire neuromusculoskeletal system, but they are especially helpful in treating back pain. Chiropractors do not actually target pain relief itself so much as they attempt to treat the underlying conditions responsible for pain. Instead of merely masking pain with over-the-counter or prescription medications, many patients who see Dr. Michael Impaglia of the Buffalo Chiropractic Center for back pain can achieve relief with simple spinal adjustments and lifestyle changes. Even the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research recommends that people with chronic back pain seek out conservative treatment options first, including safe and effective spinal manipulation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I see a chiropractor for my back pain?
Yes. Although not everyone is a candidate for chiropractic treatment, those who often find significant pain relief with ongoing treatment. Contact Dr. Michael Impaglia of the Buffalo Chiropractic Center today for more information or to schedule a consultation.
How will Dr. Michael Impaglia of the Buffalo Chiropractic Center treat my pain?
Dr. Michael Impaglia of the Buffalo Chiropractic Center will first attempt to identify the cause of your pain – whether it is related to posture, weight, stress, or the result of a car accident or other injury. You may be advised to make certain modifications to your daily habits and to visit periodically for spinal manipulation, which is designed to relieve pain, muscle tightness and joint immobility. Your treatment may persist for several weeks or months until your pain subsides.
What should I expect after treatment?
Most chiropractic adjustments are not painful. However, it is normal to experience some mild to moderate soreness in the first one to two days following your treatment. Otherwise, you can return to your usual routine as soon as you leave the office.