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Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is caused by damage or injury to the muscles and ligaments of the back. Dr. Alex Jimenez’s compiled articles pertaining to low back pain outline the importance of understanding the causes and effects of this uncomfortable symptom. About 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes, often leading to sciatica and other complications.

  • The pain may be constant, intermittent, or just occur with certain positions or actions
  • The pain may stay in one place or radiate to other areas
  • It may be a dull ache, or a sharp or piercing or burning sensation
  • The issue might be in the neck or low back but may radiate into the foot or leg (sciatica), hand or arm.

Fortunately, most kinds of back pain get better:  Dr Alex Jimenez discusses treatment approaches advancing the cause of pain reduction and functional improvement.

Through various of his articles, Dr. Jimenez emphasizes on the assortment of alternative treatments and solutions for individuals suffering from lower back pain, including chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic focuses on restoring a person’s strength and flexibility to gradually help improve symptoms of lower back pain. For more information, please feel free to contact us at (915) 850-0900 or text to call Dr. Jimenez personally at (915) 540-8444.

Acetaminophen Usually the First Choice When Back and Neck Pain Strike

Acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, is one of the most common medications for headaches and general pain. More than likely… Read More

September 14, 2020

Women With Low Back Pain and Possible Causes

Women experiencing low back pain will find there are a variety of possible causes. Lower back pain can stem from… Read More

September 8, 2020

Radiofrequency Ablation Non-Surgical Minimally Invasive Treatment

Radiofrequency ablation, also known as RFA is a minimally invasive procedure performed in an outpatient clinic to treat neck, back,… Read More

August 31, 2020

Sacroiliac Joint Stretches and Exercises for Pain Relief

A doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist could recommend therapeutic stretches along with exercises as part of a sacroiliitis or sacroiliac… Read More

August 17, 2020

Bicycling and Back Pain: What to Know

Indoors or out, bicycling can be great for an individual's back with proper preparation. With everything that is going on,… Read More

August 11, 2020

Self-Care Practice When Back Pain Flares Up

Self-care practice when back pain flares up is a way for individuals to give themselves self-therapy attention in the midst… Read More

July 28, 2020

Summer Footwear, Back Pain and What To Know

Summer footwear, although light and comfortable can lead to low back pain. Individuals with low back pain conditions/issues should opt… Read More

June 29, 2020

Spinal Conditions That Affect Long-Haul Truck Drivers

Chiropractor Dr. Alexander Jimenez of Injury Medical and Chiropractic Clinic focuses on long-haul truck drivers and non-invasive spinal treatments. Truck… Read More

June 17, 2020

Chiropractic Adjustment for Lower Lumbar Back Pain

An overview of chiropractic treatment for lower lumbar back pain, how it works, how safe it is, and how often… Read More

June 8, 2020

Jogging and Running Helps With Back Pain

Those who like to jog or run say there is nothing like the feeling of jogging and running. The breeze… Read More

June 4, 2020

CBD Oil for Back Pain and Wellness Benefits

CBD or cannabidiol oil is not medical marijuana and will not get an individual high, stoned, etc. It has shown… Read More

May 28, 2020

How To Handle Back Pain When You Can’t See A Doctor or Chiropractor

Staying at home means it can be tough to see a doctor, chiropractor, spine specialist, or neurosurgeon to handle back… Read More

May 21, 2020

Spinal Stenosis Symptoms Early Diagnosis and Treatment

Recognizing and understanding common and not so common neck and low back spinal Stenosis symptoms can help in getting an early diagnosis… Read More

May 11, 2020

Bertolotti Syndrome Low Back Pain

Bertolotti syndrome is something has not been heard of when it comes to lower back pain, but diagnostic work has… Read More

May 7, 2020

Menopause and Back Pain El Paso, Texas

A February 2020 study explored the relationship between low back pain and menopause. Hormones and vitamin D play a role.… Read More

April 27, 2020

Yard Work and Gardening With a Bad Back El Paso Texas

Dr. Alexander Jimenez takes a look at how to keep your back healthy while doing yard work and gardening. We’re… Read More

April 20, 2020

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Back Pain El Paso, Texas

Can irritable bowel syndrome cause back pain? Is there some relation, what are the treatment options, and can those therapies… Read More

April 15, 2020

Reduce Stress and Reduce Neck and Back Pain El Paso, TX.

Reduce stress, reduce pain. Life creates stress, and while some stress can be good, too much causes health problems. Everyone… Read More

March 24, 2020

Weight Loss Can Reduce Back Pain El Paso, Texas

Industrialization/modernization has impacted our food, the way we eat and our weight. Processed fast food can be purchased pretty much… Read More

February 25, 2020

Lumbago Mild to Severe Low Back Pain Facts/Tips El Paso, TX.

Lumbago is a term that means mild to extreme pain in the muscles and joints of the lower spine/back. The… Read More

February 17, 2020

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Back Pain and Chiropractic El Paso, TX.

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction and its symptoms can also be a cause for low back pain conditions and disorders. This condition… Read More

February 14, 2020

How Topical Medications Alleviate Back/Neck Pain El Paso, TX.

There are different types of topical medications, different ways of delivery and are available for patients with back and neck… Read More

February 7, 2020
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