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Lower Back Pain and Muscle Contraction

The Art and Science of Treating Ongoing Lower Back Pain, With Muscle Spasm and Contractions, Combining Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Kinesiology Techniques

This information concerns treatment of ongoing lower back pain with muscle spasms and contractions. It covers a 20-minute chiropractic diagnosis and treatment protocol including acupuncture care. Noted procedures apply to resolution of ongoing lower back pain and muscle spasms or contractions in a person with a combination of one or more of the following unwanted symptoms.

1-Asymetric or unequal contraction of lower back muscles or ligaments.

2-Soreness in the para-spinal sinews, muscle and ligaments of the lower back.

3-Inability to bend the lumbar spine forward, backward, or side to side without obstruction.

4-Feebleness and weakness of the lower back with poor posture or inability to stand too long

If one or more of these ongoing lower back symptoms is the type of back pain and soft tissue abnormality you want to be rid of, call 651-699-3366 or 952-217-9587 today for chiropractic, acupuncture and kinesiology help.

Ongoing lower back pain with muscle contraction, stiffness and soreness evaluation procedure

Three factors related to ongoing lower back pain with muscle contraction, stiffness and soreness are evaluated with muscle testing of the anterior deltoid muscle [ADC], psoas muscle [PM]. In addition, a leg length equality check 

1- To evaluate baseline pelvic strength.

2-To evaluate integrity of anterior pelvic muscles.

3-To check for abnormal pelvic biomechanics on the short leg side

Test muscle weakens or unequal leg symmetry suggests a combination of chiropractic and acupuncture care are needed to correct the underlying problem. This treatment is appropriate and necessary until ongoing lower back pain with muscle contraction, stiffness and soreness are competently resolved within two to three weeks.

Spinal vertebrae and additional anatomical structures adjusted by a chiropractor in treatment of ongoing lower back pain with muscle contraction, stiffness and soreness.

1-Ankles [examination of arches and ankle mortise]

2-Knees [abnormal lateral and or rotational misalignment]

3-Pelvic joints: sacro-iliac joints [flexion deviations from normal]

4-Three lower lumbar vertebrae [extension deviations from normal]

5-Upper cervical vertebrae [rotation and compression effects]

Acupuncture points needled to resolve ongoing lower back pain with muscle contraction, stiffness and soreness.

1-Conception meridian #-4, #-7 and #-9: [Gate of Origin] [Yin Intersection] [Water Separation]: restores strength to weakness of the lower regions of the pelvis, abdomen and genital areas and relieves spasmodic pain.

2- Governing meridian #-4, #-5, and #-6: [Gate of Life], [Suspended Pivot], [Centre of the Spine]: benefits weakness, soreness and stiffness as well as inability to flex and extend the lumbar spine

3-Lung meridian #-5: [Cubit marsh]: relaxes muscles and ligaments of the lower back and alleviates restricted motion.

4-Stomach meridian #-30 and #-36: [Rushing Chong], [Three Mile leg]: tonifies blood and qi to the lower back aiding in ability to rotate the back from side to side. Restores strength to the back and pelvis, as well as lower back weakness.

5-Liver meridian #-2 and #-13: [Moving Between], [Completion Gate]:

Treats ongoing lumbar pain with difficulty flexing or extending, as well as lumbar spine with rigidity or inability to turn or bend at the waist.

6-Urinary Bladder meridian #-40 [Middle of the Crook], #-52 [Residence of the Will], #-53 [Bladder’s Vitals], #-57 [[Support the Mountain], #-59 [Instep Yang], and #-60 [Kunlun Mountains].

This combination of Urinary Bladder acupuncture points relaxes the lower back ligaments and soft tissues as well as strengthening the lumbar spine. Also relieved by the same treatment is ongoing lumbar pain with difficulty flexing or extending. In addition, lumbar rigidity or inability to turn or bend at the waist is also alleviated.

Seeking Professional management of ongoing lower back pain, as well as muscle spasm and or contraction, combined chiropractic and acupuncture care will improve and restore quality of life.

Call: 651-699-3366 or 952-217-9587 today.