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The spine and back are the central structural supports for all limbs. If one is suffering from lower back pain, Dr. Eva Whitmore at Balance Chiropractic Health Center's in Oakland and Sonoma, CA, and Salt Lake, UT can help alleviate pain. Find out what can be done to treat lower back pain for patients in the Oakland, Sonoma, and Salt Lake areas.

Lower Back Pain Q & A

What are the causes of lower back pain?

The most common cause of lower back pain is a muscle strain often related to lifting heavy objects, bending or twisting into uncommon positions, or standing in one position for a prolonged period of time. Other causes may be:

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

  • Spinal stenosis

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

  • Slipped (herniated) disc

  • Kidney Stones

  • Sciatica

  • Prostatitis

  • Endometriosis


These are all causes of lower back pain. Other causes may include arthritis, a ruptured disc in your spine, or a spinal fracture. Regardless of the source, lower back pain can be treated using chiropractic care provided by Dr. Eva Whitmore at Balance Chiropractic Health Center in Oakland, CA, and Salt Lake, UT.


How can Balance Chiropractic Health Center in Oakland, CA and Salt Lake, UT Treat My Lower Back Pain?

Dr. Eva Whitmore is a holistic chiropractor and board-certified in applied kinesiology. Through her extensive training and experience treating lower back pain, Dr. Whitmore will be able to diagnose and treat the source of lower back pain. She will evaluate your overall health and well-being, including your emotional and physical state of being. Then she will take a look at your medical history to see if there are pre-existing health conditions, such as arthritis or osteoporosis, that may be causing your lower back pain. By taking a holistic approach, Dr. Whitmore will discover all the factors that could be related to a patient’s lower back pain; treatment will vary depending on her evaluation and diagnosis.


Why Should I Get Chiropractic Care at Balance Chiropractic Health Center for Treating Lower Back Pain?

Dr. Eva Whitmore treats lower back pain without the use of pharmaceutical drugs or invasive back surgery. Prescription medications can lead to toxicity and dependence and surgery does not take factor in the possible emotional, mental, and chemical imbalances. For individuals hoping for an alternative to the conventional, Western approach to treating lower back pain, Balance Chiropractic Health Center is the answer.

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