Groton Low Back Pain May Be Relieved with Care of the Diaphragm

The diaphragm and back pain. What is the connection? Interesting! Researching clinicians have been reporting how manipulation has an effect on the diaphragm and its ability to affect and relieve non-specific back pain. Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office incorporates this knowledge into its Groton chiropractic treatment plan to relieve Groton non-specific low back pain.


Chronic non-specific low back pain is back pain that’s been annoying for more than 3 months and does not appear to have a specific cause. Usual care is education and encouragement, analgesic meds, and non-pharmacological therapies. Formal medical care is not usually required 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. Caring for patients with non-specific low back pain with manipulation and exercise may help. (2) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office sees Groton low back pain patients like this. This type of pain is many times annoying for patients, and Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office can frequently help.


An interesting approach chiropractic’s collegial profession of osteopathy utilizes and publishes cases and explanations of its success in reducing non-specific low back pain is taking care of the diaphragm, that dome-shaped muscular structure that separates the thoracic (chest) and abdominal areas of the body. The diaphragm starts 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 back part of the body) and ribcage movement at the xiphoid level (the lower tip of the chest’s sternum). (4) By means of 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 plus breathing exercises for non-specific chronic low back pain improves respiration and reduces disability for these patients. (6) Improvements like this are very welcomed by sufferers with Groton non-specific low back pain.

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Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office recognizes the relationship of the diaphragm to the body and spine and back pain.  
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