Low back pain can be extremely debilitating and can interfere with every aspect of life. There are several causes, making a correct diagnosis extremely important.
Dr. O’Guin has been a St. Louis chiropractor since 2008. He has always been fascinated with anatomy, physiology and natural methods of health and healing. His special interest in working with the spine came about while managing some of his own back and neck injuries resulting from his service in the Marine Corps, contact sports and physically demanding jobs in his youth.
Through his experiences, he started to realize why the term ‘backbone’ is used to describe the integrity of a structure or system. It is because the spine and pelvis are the foundational support for the entire body. When the spine is kept healthy, the body as a whole has more health and vitality.
Self-management is one of the most important components for overcoming back pain. This is especially the case for chronic or recurring low back pain and neck pain. Self-managing back pain includes stretching, exercising, keeping good posture, moving correctly, controlling stress and maintaining a healthy diet.
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