Orchard Park, NY Low Back Pain May Be Relieved with Care of the Diaphragm

The diaphragm and back pain. What is the connection? Curious! Researching clinicians have been reporting how manipulation affects the diaphragm and its capacity to affect and relieve non-specific back pain. Novelli Wellness Center incorporates this data into its Orchard Park, NY chiropractic treatment plan to reduce Orchard Park, NY non-specific low back pain.


Chronic non-specific low back pain is back pain that has been annoying for more than 3 months and doesn’t seem to have a specific cause. Usual care is education and reassurance, analgesic medications, and non-pharmacological therapies. Formal medical care is not commonly needed though imaging, opioids and surgery are often overused. (1) Visceral fascial limitations, restrictions of the deep fibrous connective tissues surrounding muscles, bones, nerves, arteries and veins), may cause pain in the lumbar spine. Treating patients with non-specific low back pain with manipulation and exercise may be relieving. (2) Novelli Wellness Center sees Orchard Park, NY low back pain patients like this. This type of pain is often annoying for patients, and Novelli Wellness Center can frequently help.


An interesting approach chiropractic’s collegial profession of osteopathy utilizes and writes cases and explanations of its success in reducing non-specific low back pain is treating the diaphragm, that dome-shaped muscular structure that divides the thoracic (chest) and abdominal sections 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 enhances cervical spine extension, right and left cervical spine flexion, flexibility of the posterior chain (the muscles of the backside of the body) and ribcage movement at the xiphoid level (the bottom tip of the chest’s sternum). (4) Via 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 along 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 appreciated by sufferers with Orchard Park, NY non-specific low back pain.

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