Causes and Treatment of Lower Back Pain in Tacoma

Causes and Treatment of Lower Back Pain in Tacoma

Causes and Treatment of Lower Back Pain in Tacoma

When you notice pain in your lower back, it may stem from a variety of situations. Our chiropractor in Tacoma helps you clarify the cause of your pain and start a strategy to alleviate the discomfort. When you decide to seek chiropractic care in our clinic, you will have the opportunity to avoid long-term pain and discomfort.

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

The primary reasons you experience lower back pain depend on your situation and lifestyle. A variety of situations and factors may contribute to your pain. Common reasons for back pain include:

  • Your work environment, such as lifting heavy objects or sitting at a desk for the entire day
  • Poor posture
  • Injuring your lower back in an accident
  • Sciatica
  • Slipped or herniated discs
  • Degenerative disc conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Lifestyle factors
  • Certain medical conditions, like a miscarriage or kidney stones

Since the pain may stem from multiple factors or it may relate to unexpected situations, you want to work with our professional chiropractor to identify the cause of your discomfort.

Symptoms of your Discomfort

The symptoms you experience when you have back pain may contribute to your long-term treatment options. The signs of lower back pain depend on the cause of your discomfort and pain. Common symptoms you may notice include:

  • Physical pain
  • Weakness in your back and legs
  • Radiating pain down your legs
  • Tingling or numbness in the lower back and legs

When you notice tingling or numbness, it may relate to pressure on your nerves or sciatica. The pain may also relate to injuries, so you want to get an accurate diagnosis from our professionals.

When to Visit Our Chiropractor in Tacoma

You want to visit our chiropractor in Tacoma when you notice the back pain. You also want to consider treatment if the pain persists or occurs after an accident. By working with our chiropractor, you will have the ability to avoid chronic pain.


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8:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm

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Proctor Chiropractic
3901 6th Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98406
(253) 756-7500
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