If you’re suffering from back pain, you’ve likely tried all types of at-home remedies to relieve your discomfort—ice, heat, medicated creams, ibuprofen, stretches, the whole nine yards. If you haven’t found any type of relief from these conservative therapies, it’s time to call in the professional: Dr. Monte Venis at Back & Neck Pain Center. Dr. Venis is an experienced chiropractor who has been helping people in the Palm Harbor, Florida, area get well and stay well for more than 30 years. He will fully evaluate your back condition to determine what is causing your pain in order to recommend the best treatment for you to get well.
The spine is a complex system of vertebrae, discs, ligaments, tendons, facet joints, and nerve roots that all work together to help your body move freely and with flexibility. Any sort of structural problem to the spine can result in back pain. For example, you can strain a ligament in your back from lifting a heavy box, or age-related degeneration can cause the soft material inside a spinal disc to rupture and press on a nerve root.
Determining the cause of your back pain is key to successful treatment, which is why Dr. Venis’s evaluations sometimes include imaging scans such as X-rays or MRIs. From there, he can diagnose your condition and tell you about the different types of chiropractic techniques that can help you find relief. These may include:
If you are experiencing back pain and at-home treatments aren’t providing the relief you need, schedule a consultation with Dr. Venis at Back & Neck Pain Center. We help patients in Palm Harbor, Florida, and across Tampa Bay.