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Back Pain

Pain Relief Center Studio City

Chiropractor located in Studio City, CA

You’re not alone if back pain is keeping you from enjoying your life. Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. At Pain Relief Center Studio City in Los Angeles, California, Ron Marinaro, DC, takes an integrative and alternative approach to care. He combines his years of chiropractor experience with the newest techniques and modalities to help you get relief from your back pain. To schedule an appointment, call the office or book online today.

Back Pain Q & A

What causes back pain?

Back pain is a symptom that most often develops from an injury or degenerative condition that affects one or more of the components in your back, altering structure and function. 

Some of the most common causes of upper or lower back pain include:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Scoliosis

For most people, back pain is an acute symptom that resolves within a few days or a few weeks. However, some people experience chronic back pain that lasts three months or longer.

Whether acute or chronic, your back pain may disrupt your daily life. Dr. Marinaro is an experienced chiropractor who specializes in the treatment of upper and lower back pain and can help you get relief from your discomfort so you can get back to doing what you love. 

What can I expect during a consultation for my back pain?

When you come in to see Dr. Marinaro for a back pain consultation, you can expect a thorough exam focused on finding the root cause of your discomfort.

During your consultation, Dr. Marinaro asks detailed questions about your symptoms, including when your pain started, the type of pain you feel, and the activities that worsen and alleviate your discomfort. He also reviews your medical history and conducts a physical exam.

To better understand the root cause of your back pain, Dr. Marinaro may also request diagnostic imaging tests such as X-rays, a CT scan, or an MRI. 

How is back pain treated?

Dr. Marinaro develops a treatment plan for the management of your back pain based on the underlying cause, the severity of your symptoms, and your medical history.

Your treatment plan may include:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Therapeutic exercise program
  • Posture therapy
  • Activity modification
  • Physical therapy
  • Ice and heat
  • Anti-inflammatory medication

Dr. Marinaro also offers pulsed electromagnetic therapy for the treatment of back pain. The noninvasive therapy uses electromagnetic energy, which increases cellular activity to stimulate your body’s natural healing process to reduce inflammation and pain. 

The innovative treatment may also reduce anxiety.

Back pain affects almost everyone at some point in their life. Dr. Marinaro offers a variety of treatments focused on healing the underlying cause of your back pain so you get long-term relief. 

To schedule your back pain consultation, call Pain Relief Center Studio City or book an appointment online today.