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Watch our video above to learn about what causes back pain – or if you prefer, you can read the transcript of the video below:
“Hello my name is Allan Dellabella. I am a chiropractic physician in Boca Raton, FL. Today we are here to answer the question what causes back pain. First of all to use the spine here low back pain is predominately caused from a pinched nerve in the low back. Now the nerves all exit out of these hole that are made to come out of the spine. This vertebra turns & if a vertebra turns & gets stuck it closes off the opening causing a pinched nerve. So a pinched nerve in the low back is predominately what caused back pain. On an x-ray you can see this scenario. You have nice large openings and then there is not enough room here for the nerve to come out so this causes back pain.
Now another scenario that causes back pain is if the pelvis tilts, if the pelvis tilts up like such or the other way or in & out that can cause back pain. Now again we have an x-ray set up to reveal this pelvic bone is higher then this one you can also see this line here is also supposed to fall through this opening between the bones. The whole thing is shifted up like this so this has to come back down and move over & that will relieve the back pain in that scenario.
A third situation is a tilted sacrum the sacrum can move side to side now this is a plastic spine so it does not so freely movable. There are nerves that come through the sacral iliac that can pinch & cause back pain. So if it is not aligned now that could cause back pain.
A last & less likely scenario is also a coccyx bone that is here can turn. However that is a much rarer scenario but that can also cause back pain. So there is a varied scenario that cause back pain, the pinched nerve in the low back is the most common cause of low back pain. If you have this kind of scenario seek help from a chiropractor & through chiropractic manipulation we can resolve the problem & free it up so it should not come back again.”
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