Back Pain FAQs

If you have back pain, the discomfort can limit your mobility and affect your quality of life. Along with that, the ache can also become chronic if it is not treated on time. At Bakke Chiropractic Clinic in Tacoma, WA, we provide various chiropractic treatments to alleviate your pain and increase your range of motion. Before visiting us, take a look at some frequently asked questions regarding back pain below:


What Causes Back Pain?

Back pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including muscle strain, poor posture, injuries, herniated discs, and arthritis. While the discomfort can sometimes resolve on its own, chiropractic treatment can help you heal sooner. 

How Does Chiropractic Care Help with Back Pain?

Our chiropractors use techniques like spinal adjustments, stretching exercises, and spinal decompression to realign the spine and reduce pressure off of the nerves and surrounding tissues. You may feel relief after one appointment, however, you might need additional sessions to fully recover.

Is Chiropractic Care Safe?

Chiropractic care is generally safe when performed by a qualified chiropractor. It is also non-invasive and does not involve medications or surgery.

What Should I Expect During a Chiropractic Visit?

During your first visit, our chiropractors will perform a thorough evaluation, which may include a physical examination and, in some cases, X-rays. We will discuss your medical history with you as well and create a personalized treatment plan if needed.

Does Chiropractic Care Hurt?

Chiropractic adjustments are typically painless. While you may experience minor discomfort or mild soreness after treatment, it is usually temporary and goes away quickly. 

How Many Chiropractic Sessions Are Needed?

The amount of sessions that you will need is going to depend on your condition and root cause of your back pain. Some people find relief after just a few visits, while others may need ongoing care for chronic conditions.

Can Chiropractic Treatments Help Prevent Back Pain?

Chiropractic treatment can help detect any problems early and help prevent back pain. Not only that, but regular treatments, along with exercises and lifestyle changes, can ensure that your spine stays healthy.

Can Chiropractic Care Treat Back Specific Conditions Related to Back Pain?

Chiropractic care can be effective for various conditions related to back pain, such as herniated discs, sciatica, and sports injuries. Our chiropractors will speak with you about any symptoms you may be experiencing and offer treatment that will ease your discomfort.

Contact us for an Appointment Today

If you have back pain that is not subsiding, our team at Bakke Chiropractic Clinic in Tacoma, WA, is happy to help. To learn more about our treatments or to schedule your initial consultation, contact our office at (253) 472-3365 today. When you’re searching for a chiropractor near me, we look forward to assisting you!


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