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Back Pain in Marietta Georgia

Chiropractic care is a profession dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system or musculoskeletal system.  If you are having pain in your back in Marietta, you have an important resource in Dr. Trent Brumbaugh of Chiropractic Care of Marietta Square.  Back pain can originate from other nervous system or musculoskeletal issues.

The Back

The back is a large area of the body, made up of tendons, ligaments, discs, muscles, and bones.  It takes a Chiropractor with a solid understanding of these different areas to locate and address the source of the pain.  Below you will find information on some of the most common causes of back pain and their identifying symptoms.  This information should be used as a resource and not in lieu of professional Chiropractic care and we high recommend that you seek a professional opinion to properly diagnose and treat your ailments.

Herniation and Discs Bulges

Herniation and Disc Bulges are conditions in which the outer edges of the discs, located between the vertebrae, are damaged.  This is a common condition that affects millions of Americans.  Often times, herniation and disc bulges are accompanied by extreme pain and discomfort.  When the damaged disc is irritating a surrounding nerve, patients may experience shooting or stabbing pain.

It is important that painful symptoms be properly identified and treated.  Marietta Georgia Chiropractor, Dr. Trent Brumbaugh can thoroughly diagnose your back pain to determine the appropriate treatment to relieve your pain.


Subluxation is a medical term that means the misalignment in the vertebral column.  Subluxations can be painful and disrupt normal movement and physical activity.  Subluxations are one of the most common contributors to back pain and discomfort. Chiropractors in Marietta can identify and treat this type of misalignment.

Muscular Sprains, Tendon Strains and Ligament Strains

Muscular sprains, tendon strains, and ligament strains usually occur when patients perform movements or physical activity that the body is not used to performing or when patients are involved in some type of accident or fall.  These conditions may also be caused by lifting and twisting, or stretching beyond normal limits.  These can often occur in the back and can be extremely painful and debilitating.  Swelling and bruising may be found in the affected area.  In addition to treating swelling, Chiropractic alignment may be necessary to treat this painful condition.

Back Pain and Back Stress

Back pain and back stress is discomforting and often painful but these conditions can also lead to other ailments including, hyper-tension.  Back pain is usually the result of stress and tension leading to muscle spasms.  Tension will often accumulate in what Chiropractors call trigger points.  Trigger points can painful or sore and need professional care to relieve.  Chiropractors have the professional knowledge and specialized equipment to relieve back pain and back stress from trigger points and other causes.

Marietta Chiropractic professionals such as, Dr. Trent Brumbaugh of Chiropractic Care of Marietta Square are trained to identify and treat many back pains.  Please schedule your Chiropractic consultation today.