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Chiropractic Adjustments in Charlotte, NC

Back pain is not a clear-cut problem that has a clear-cut solution. Because it comes in many different forms, with many different contributing factors, we take our time to make sure we get to the cause of the problem. For example, low back pain can come from weak muscles, a bulging disc or poor posture among other things. Whereas upper back pain might come from stress, poor posture, or muscular imbalance. These are not the only causes for back pain, therefore we conduct a thorough history and evaluation prior to deciding what the best course of action will be. A recent study reported the pros and cons for chiropractic care for treating low back pain. After the study it was concluded that individuals receiving chiropractic care reported less pain intensity, less disability and more improved function, higher satisfaction with their treatment, and needed less pain medication.

How We Treat Back Pain

At Catalyst, we offer a variety of services and we find that they complement each other well. Clients of ours have had the best success by addressing the spinal alignment while also addressing the muscles that attach to the spine in the same region. We utilize the following treatments by themselves, but more commonly in conjunction with one another.

  • Spinal adjustments
  • Postural exercises
  • E-stim paired with moist heat
  • Myofascial release
  • Cupping therapy
  • Mechanical traction
  • Rocktaping
  • Flexibility training
A man who needs chiropractic back adjustments in Charlotte, NC

Causes of Back Pain

We have had good success in managing patients that suffer from back pain caused by the following:

  • Spinal misalignment
  • Bulging discs
  • Tight muscles
  • Weak muscles
  • Poor posture
  • Arthritis
  • Immobility
  • Nerve impingement


We often “prescribe” homework for our clients in the form of exercises and stretches. If homework is completed as prescribed, our patients have better success and longer lasting results.