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Ashburn Chiropractic Care for Spine and Related Musculoskeletal Pain

Pain makes us a bit self-centered instead of life-centered which is completely logical and logically global. People globally suffer with pain, back pain, neck pain, musculoskeletal pain, a great deal of which is spine-centered. Fortunately, Ashburn chiropractic care is locally accessible to help contain as well as alleviate spine-related pain.


Data from an international study that tracked spine pain (neck pain and low back pain) patients from 1990 to 2019 found that the “years lived with disabilities,” incidence, and prevalence of both spine issues rose significantly. Worldwide, neck pain and low back pain were recorded as burdening public health significantly, especially as people get older, being most problematic in middle age and older. Data also pointed out that these two conditions were more frequent in women and middle-aged groups and more common in higher socioeconomic indexed countries. (1) Beyond low back pain, neck pain, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis, the same Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 conveyed that “other musculoskeletal disorders” grew by 123.4% from 221 million to 494 million people from 1990 to 2019. With over 150 different conditions involving bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and the spine under the umbrella of “other musculoskeletal disorders,” health loss comprising death and disability due to musculoskeletal disorders is expected to continue its growth. From 2020 to 2050, it is expected to rise by 115% to 1060 million cases. More women are affected by 47.4% than men. The prevalence of these disorders peaked between 65 and 69 years of age for both men and women. (2) We at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn see all sorts of spine related musculoskeletal disorders as well as neck and back pain. Studies like these motivate us to stay current with spine research to assist you, our Ashburn chiropractic patient, in the best possible way.


Back pain and neck pain are certainly two of our most typical painful spinal conditions at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn…and standing is a daily requisite! Everyone’s spine is a little different. How we each stand is a bit different…and that matters! A new study found that greater variations in lumbar lordosis (spinal curvature) like upright standing posture with a bit more extension or more noticeable curve like kyphosis may well impact musculoskeletal response as far as spinal loading and trunk muscle force. (3) We urge our patients to think about good posture which can beneficially affect experiencinggood posture including standing up straight.


And sitting is another activity of daily living that we all do often without a second thought (until pain makes us think about it constantly!). In a recent study, researchers found that unsupported sitting increased intradiscal pressure by about 30% compared to upright standing. Intradiscal pressures were higher for sitting than standing when back angles were less than 20 degrees and higher for standing than sitting when the angles were more than 20°. Knowing these types of spinal responses are critical in the world of occupational health where lumbar musculoskeletal disorders are a major concern. (4) Your Ashburn chiropractor works with our clients to keep them functioning with as little pain as possible!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Jay Young on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates relieving, gentle treatment with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management of acute low back pain due to degenerative disc disease.

Make your Ashburn chiropractic appointment now to see us to release the spine-related pain that is keeping you self-centered and not out enjoying life.

Ashburn chiropractic for spine related conditions 
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