Spine Health 101 - Causes of lower back pain


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Spine Health 101 - Causes of lower back pain

  1. 1. Presented by:Dr. Lizie Pilicy BA, BS, DC Living Well Dallas Chiropractic www.DrLiziePilicy.com
  2. 2. HEALTH IS…“… a state of optimal physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmities.” Dorland’s Medical Dictionary“… a condition of wholeness to which all of the organs are functioning 100% of the time.” Webster’s Dictionary
  3. 3.  Men and Women are affected equally Occurs most often between ages 30-50 Result of sedentary lifestyle Job related stressors
  4. 4.  Lumbar lordosis to absorb load Role of discs and nerves Movement of lumbar spine Role of facet joints Herniation of discs Sacroiliac joints
  5. 5. Normal Cervical Curve Phase 1 Degeneration
  6. 6. Phase 2 Early Phase 2 Late PHASES OF DEGENERATION In the Neck (cervical spine) Phase 3
  7. 7. Normal Lumbar Curve Early Degeneration PHASES OF DEGENERATION In the low back (lumbar spine) Late Degeneration
  8. 8.  Extensors Abdominals Obliques Interspinal
  9. 9.  Birthing process “tummy” time Falls
  10. 10.  Car Accidents Sports injuries Work injuries Falls Physical trauma
  11. 11.  Movements aggravating mechanical pain (ex: flexion, sit to stand) Repetitive movements/positions Sitting at a desk all day Texting on your cell phone Driving long distances, sitting in the car Poor biomechanics Lifting heavy objects What else can you think of that you do that could be contributing to neck & low back pain?
  12. 12. Lift the Right Way
  13. 13.  Prolonged Standing or Sitting Sleeping
  14. 14.  Muscle imbalances/ lower cross syndrome Postural stresses Feet and Gait Desk Work - Ergonomics
  15. 15.  Chiropractic Adjustments Tips for flexion-based activities Sit to stand training Importance of quality sleep Driving and sitting w/ lumbar support Avoid inflammatory foods in diet Address muscle imbalances, joint restrictions and nerve irritation w/ physical therapist, personal trainer and chiropractor
  16. 16. PREDICTORS OF LOW BACK PAIN• Number one predictor = previous episode of lower back pain• And surprisingly…. (Two other factors correlated to whether or not you will experience lower back pain): BALANCE AND ENDURANCE Call our office to learn very simple Exercises to prevent low back pain!
  17. 17. www.DrLiziePilicy.co mCall our office to learn simple Exercises! We can help you today! Dr. Lizie Pilicy 978-846-1964