Total Wellness Center Offers Help for Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is a common problem that can impact your ability to work effectively and even prevent you from sleeping comfortably. Chiropractic care offers a drug-free and non-invasive method of dealing with common spinal problems. At Total Wellness Center in Aurora, CO, we can provide a number of chiropractic techniques to help relieve upper back pain.

Total Wellness Center Offers Help for Upper Back Pain


Symptoms of Upper Back Problems

Individuals may experience aching in the upper back from sitting in the same position for long periods. In some cases, sharp pain in the upper back can occur during movement. Some individuals have significant stiffness in the upper back that makes normal movement difficult. Others report a burning sensation in the upper back, with movement or when at rest.

Causes of Upper Back Pain

Traumatic injury to the upper back, such as in an auto accident, a fall, or from impact during athletic activities can lead to chronic upper back discomfort. Strains from working at tasks overhead can also lead to upper back pain. Postural problems are a common cause of upper back strain and discomfort. As more people spend long hours sitting at the computer, health professionals are seeing more patients with this type of problem. Disc problems in the spine can lead to upper back pain, and arthritis due to aging can cause upper back issues.

Your Aurora Chiropractor Can Help Relieve Upper Back Pain

Your chiropractor in Aurora can provide a number of techniques to deal with pain from upper back problems. Manual adjustment re-aligns the spinal structures to relieve pressure from damaged discs. This technique can be instrumental in reducing muscle and nerve pain. Activator technique offers less a less forceful technique to correct misalignment. Corrective exercises are also used to strengthen supporting muscles in the back. Acupuncture, which uses fine needles inserted in specific areas of the body, can be used to relieve pain without the use of drugs.

Make Total Wellness Center Your Chiropractor in Aurora, CO

Dr. Geersen uses her extensive training in chiropractic methods to ensure her patients in Aurora, CO, and surrounding areas achieve relief from pain and better physical function. We treat a variety of problems, including disc disorders, auto accident injuries, work injuries, strains, sprains and a range of health conditions. Call Total Wellness Center today at {PHONE}, we will schedule an appointment with you and help treat your upper back pain!