Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

Back Pain

Are you Experiencing Back Pain?

At Chelsea Chiropractic & Wellness, we understand how back pain can significantly impact your daily life.  We’re here to help you create a tailored treatment plan to address the cause of your back pain so you can regain comfort and mobility.

Causes of Back Pain

Back pain can have various causes, from biomechanical issues to medical conditions. It’s important to note that back pain can be complex and multifactorial. Here are some common causes of back pain:

  • Muscle Strain: Overexertion, improper lifting techniques, or sudden or unexpected movements can strain the muscles and sprain ligaments in the back, leading to pain.
  • Herniated Disc: A ruptured disc occurs when the soft inner material of a spinal disc pushes through the more rigid outer layer, irritating nearby nerves and causing pain.
  • Spinal Stenosis: The narrowing of the spinal canal can put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves, leading to pain, numbness, and weakness in the back and legs.
  • Scoliosis: Abnormal curvature of the spine can lead to back pain, particularly in severe cases.
  • Injury: Trauma from accidents, falls, or sports-related incidents can lead to fractures, sprains, or other injuries that cause back pain.
  • Poor Posture: Prolonged periods of poor posture, such as slouching or sitting can strain the muscles and ligaments in the back, leading to pain.
  • Muscle Imbalances: Weakness or imbalance in certain muscle groups can lead to unnatural stress on the spine, resulting in pain.

The Chiropractic Approach

Chiropractic care is a holistic and non-surgical approach to addressing back pain and its underlying causes. Our team of chiropractors are experienced in assisting in managing back pain and back-related injuries by performing adjustments to ensure that your symptoms and conditions are managed effectively. 

Personalised Assessment and Treatment

We understand that each individual’s experience with back pain is unique. Our highly trained chiropractors begin by conducting a comprehensive assessment to understand the root cause of your discomfort. This may involve discussing your medical history and lifestyle and conducting physical examinations or diagnostic tests if necessary.

Following the assessment, our chiropractors develop a personalised treatment plan tailored to your needs. This plan may include a combination of chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapy, therapeutic exercises, and ergonomic recommendations. These treatments work together to alleviate pain, restore proper spinal alignment and function, and enhance your body’s natural healing processes.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

Chiropractic care is a form of complementary and alternative medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders, primarily through manual adjustments and manipulations of the spine. While the effectiveness of chiropractic care can vary depending on the individual and the specific condition, here are some potential benefits of chiropractic care for back pain:

  • Pain Relief: Chiropractic adjustments aim to relieve pain by realigning the spine and improving joint mobility. Many patients report experiencing reduced back pain after undergoing chiropractic treatment.
  • Non-Invasive Approach: Chiropractic care offers a non-surgical and non-pharmaceutical option for managing back pain, which may particularly appeal to individuals who want to avoid surgery or medication.
  • Improved Functionality: By addressing misalignments and restrictions in the spine, chiropractic adjustments can improve spinal function, range of motion, and overall mobility. This can lead to better movement and decreased discomfort.
  • Muscle Relaxation: Chiropractic care often includes techniques targeting spinal muscles. Reducing muscle tension and promoting relaxation can contribute to pain reduction and improved comfort.
  • Potential for Long-Term Relief: Some individuals find that chiropractic care provides long-lasting relief by addressing the underlying issues contributing to their back pain.
  • Patient Education: Chiropractors often educate their patients about posture, ergonomics, exercise, and lifestyle modifications that can help support spinal health and reduce the risk of future back pain.

Schedule Your Consultation

If you’re ready to take the next step toward a healthier life with improved function and decreased pain, book an appointment with one of our experienced chiropractors today. We’ll create a tailored plan to address your concerns, restore your well-being, and help you lead a more active, comfortable life.

Don’t let back pain hold you back any longer. Embark on your journey toward optimal health and vitality with Chelsea Chiropractic & Wellness.


At Chelsea Chiropractic & Wellness, we understand that you may have questions and concerns about back adjustments, a technique commonly used in chiropractic care. We’re committed to providing accurate information and addressing any doubts you may have. 

Here are some frequently asked questions about back adjustments:

What is a back adjustment?

Back adjustments are a manual technique performed by chiropractors or other qualified practitioners to realign the spine, improve joint mobility and alleviate back pain.

How is a back adjustment performed?

Back adjustments involve applying controlled force to specific joints in the spine. The practitioner uses their hands or specialised tools to apply pressure or quick thrusting motions to restore proper function to the spine.

Does a back adjustment hurt?

Many people feel relief after a successful adjustment, but it’s common to experience some discomfort during or after the procedure. Mild soreness or stiffness might occur, similar to post-exercise soreness.

At Chelsea Chiropractic & Wellness, your well-being is our top priority. If you have further questions about back adjustments or any other aspect of chiropractic care, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to provide you with the information and support you need to make informed decisions about your health.

The chiropractors at Chelsea Chiropractic & Wellness have over 65 years experience of private practice in the Nedlands, Claremont, Cottesloe and surrounding areas. Our team is passionate about caring and looking after the wellbeing of the whole family. We provide chiropractic care for sports injury, rehabilitation and care for all ages.



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Nedlands, WA 6009

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