So many people I know of will complain of lower back pain. For me it is upper back pain. It aches sometimes and burns like fire at other times. At my age having pain across my shoulders scared me. I got checked out to make sure it was not my heart simply because of the symptoms I was having. That is not something to ignore or self-diagnose. For me, it was nerve damage and some quite serious muscular issues with my upper back. I sought help from a Belmont chiropractor after being cleared by a regular medical doctor.
I was started on heat and massage therapy in the beginning. Then I progressed to electrical stimulation and an ultrasonic type of deep muscle massage that was especially helpful to me. I needed to get those muscles moving with exercise as well. However, it had to be done according to a schedule so that I could build strength and recover correctly. Continue reading “Why Following a Chiropractic Treatment Regimen to the Letter Works Better”