Lower Back Pain

Dr. Jimenez Lower Back Pain Chiropractic Team.  More than 80% of the population suffers from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Most cases can be linked to the most common causes, which are muscle strain, injury, or overuse. But it can also be attributed to a specific condition of the spine: Herniated Disc, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis, and Osteoarthritis. Less common conditions include sacroiliac joint dysfunction, spinal tumors, fibromyalgia, and piriformis syndrome. Pain is caused by damage or injury to the muscles and ligaments of the back.

Dr. Alex Jimenez’s compiled articles outline the importance of understanding the causes and effects of this uncomfortable symptom. Through various of his articles, Dr. Jimenez emphasizes the assortment of alternative treatments and solutions for individuals suffering from lower back pain, including chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic focuses on restoring a person’s strength and flexibility to help improve symptoms of lower back pain.

Flat Back Syndrome

Individuals believe that maintaining a straight/flat back is healthy. However, the back is made up of natural curves that allow… Read More

January 11, 2022

Pelvic Floor Pain and Back Pain

The pelvic floor is essentially the spine, and when pain presents, it can be mistaken for back pain. However, these… Read More

January 6, 2022

The Foot and Spine Connection

Arch Collapse and Back Pain Many conditions start in the feet but eventually contribute to health concerns farther up the… Read More

January 4, 2022

Tense Hips, Hamstrings, and Back Pain

The body is a connected whole and more than just separate parts and regions. When back pain presents, it might… Read More

October 26, 2021

Low Back Support Pillow

The low back is made up of five vertebrae, L1 to L5. Pain in the low back is common, specifically… Read More

October 19, 2021

Kettlebell Strengthening For Back Pain Safety

Kettlebell training for the back muscles and back pain prevention can be part of a recommended treatment plan. When experiencing… Read More

October 5, 2021

Pain Brain: Neuroinflammation and Fibromyalgia

The classification criteria for fibromyalgia have changed over time, affecting its definition from a "peripheral pain-defined disease" to a "systemic… Read More

September 24, 2021

Kinesiology, Kinesio, KT, Elastic Tape For Back Pain

We see it on all types of athletes nowadays. They are wearing tape that looks like it's for an injury.… Read More

September 23, 2021

Relaxing The Low Back Muscles

Relaxing the low back muscles. The low back supports the weight of the upper body and provides mobility. The lumbar… Read More

September 9, 2021

Back Pain Phone Apps: Finding The Right One For You

Recent studies have begun to show that back pain apps can enhance the body's recovery when combined with conservative treatments… Read More

August 24, 2021

The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Pain: Fibromyalgia

The textual definition of pain describes it as the physical suffering caused by an illness injury. Nevertheless, pain can also… Read More

August 11, 2021

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis and Aging Vs. Traditional Chinese Medicine

As previously stated, menopause is a turning point in a women's life, a rite of passage that will commence the… Read More

July 22, 2021

Treating Premenstrual Syndrome with Botanical Herbs

Women's menstrual cycle means, for most of them, going on a rollercoaster of feelings. Indeed, the menstrual cycle comes with… Read More

July 20, 2021

Playing Tennis With Back Pain

Tennis is a sport that can be enjoyed by individuals of all ages and provides optimal physical activity and cardiovascular… Read More

July 15, 2021

Lower/Lumbar Back Total Disc Replacement or Fusion Options

Many doctors/surgeons rely on the widely adopted lumbar spinal fusion. However, experts have asserted that lumbar total disc replacement or… Read More

June 21, 2021

Lower Back Muscle Knots Can Be Broken Down With Chiropractic

Muscle knots are common and can occur anywhere on the body. They can cause aching and pain in the muscles… Read More

June 3, 2021

Gaining Relief From Back Pain During Menstrual Cycle

Women are familiar with abdominal cramps, Pre Menstrual Syndrome, and headaches that accompany their menstrual cycle. However not as many… Read More

June 2, 2021

Belly Fat Can Cause Back Pain and Injury

Belly fat is a gateway to back pain/spinal issues that can lead to various health problems. The bulging belly population… Read More

April 22, 2021

Strengthening The Core Muscles For Back Pain Relief

The core and the muscles involved are a group of muscles that wrap around the body's torso. The front, back,… Read More

January 13, 2021