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By Dr. Scott Shaw
December 03, 2013
Category: Chiropractic Care
Tags: Back Pain  

Stand Tall by Preventing Back Pain in Richmond

 
You can experience back pain in Richmond for an array of reasons.  Injury or disease affecting any one or more of the structures in your back can often trigger an episode of pain.  You may be able to avoid back pain by improving your physical condition and learning proper body mechanics.  Remember, back pain is no laughing matter. In fact, nearly everyone in their lifetime will suffer from some sort of back pain. 
Back Pain Treatment Richmond VA
As a chiropractor in Richmond, VA, Dr. Scott Shaw will primarily perform adjustments to the spine and other parts of the body to correct alignment problems and support the body’s natural ability to heal itself.  Not only will Dr. Shaw specifically treat the pain, but the treatment will also enhance general function and improve quality of life.
 

Understanding Back Pain Preventive Measures

You may be able to prevent back pain by improving your physical condition and learning and practicing proper body mechanics.  To keep your back healthy and strong, Dr. Scott Shaw recommends:
  • Exercising
  • Building muscle strength and flexibility
  • Quitting smoking
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Standing smart
  • Lifting smart
You can seek advice from Dr. Scott Shaw, your chiropractor in Richmond, not just for when you are in pain.  As a chiropractor, Dr. Shaw utilizes spinal manipulation to keep the spine in proper alignment, which can prevent as well as treat your injury.  Regular visits to your chiropractor can help to prevent back pain from occurring.  If you do experience back pain, do not way to visit your chiropractor.  Pain is a sign that something is wrong and waiting to get treated can cause worsening of your condition. 
 
Back pain can be debilitating and prevent you from performing your daily activities.  Contact Dr. Scott Shaw, your Richmond area chiropractor, today if you are experiencing any back pain.  Your chiropractor will be able to prescribe treatment, as well as prevention methods.

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Scott Shaw, DC
Dr. Shaw is a graduate of the University of Florida and Life Chiropractic College. He has completed post graduate studies specializing in the Activator Methods chiropractic technique.

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