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Largo Low Back Pain May Be Relieved with Care of the Diaphragm

The diaphragm and back pain. What is the link? Interesting! Researchers have been describing how manipulation influences the diaphragm and its ability to affect and relieve non-specific back pain. Hollstrom & Associates Inc integrates this information into its Largo chiropractic treatment plan for relief of Largo non-specific low back pain.


Chronic non-specific low back pain is back pain that’s been bothersome for more than 3 months and does not seem to have an exact cause. Typical care is education and encouragement, analgesic medications, and non-pharmacological therapies. Formal medical care is not commonly needed yet imaging, opioids and surgery continued to be overused. (1) Visceral fascial limitations, restrictions of the deep fibrous connective tissues enclosing muscles, bones, nerves, arteries and veins), may cause pain in the lumbar spine. Caring for patients who experience non-specific low back pain with manipulation and exercise may help. (2) Hollstrom & Associates Inc sees Largo low back pain patients like this. Such pain is often annoying for patients, and Hollstrom & Associates Inc can often help.


An effective approach chiropractic’s collegial profession of osteopathy uses and writes cases and explanations of its success in relieving non-specific low back pain is taking care of the diaphragm, that dome-shaped muscular structure that separates the thoracic (chest) and abdominal areas of the body. The diaphragm originates along the lumbar vertebrae of the spine and connects to the lower ribs. (3) It moves when we breathe. Stretching the diaphragm notably improves cervical spine extension, right and left cervical spine flexion, flexibility of the posterior chain (the muscles of the back part of the body) and ribcage movement at the xiphoid level (the lower tip of the chest’s sternum). (4) Using manipulation and treating the diaphragm created significant reduction in pain and disability for patients with non-specific chronic low back pain. (5) Treating the thoracic spine (mid-back) with mobilization in combination with treatment of the low back specifically and breathing exercises for non-specific chronic low back pain improves respiration and reduces disability for these patients. (6) Improvements like this are very welcomed by sufferers with Largo non-specific low back pain.

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Hollstrom & Associates Inc recognizes the relationship of the diaphragm to the body and spine and back pain.  
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