Back Pain Chiropractors in Wichita, KS
Our primary goal is to address your hopes, wants, desires, and fears surrounding your pain by utilizing an advanced pain categorization system.
Our Chiropractic Treatment Approach Toward Back Pain
At ICT Muscle & Joint Clinic, our emphasis is on classifying pain through an intricate science-based, pain categorization system and then directing to the appropriate healthcare provider. If your shoulder pain is within a category of our skillset, we start addressing the concern as soon as possible. Either way, if you become our patient or not, we work hard to educate you in understanding your pain to allow you to make the most informed decisions possible for yourself. Knowledge is power, and self-empowerment is our game.
Common Associated Cost(s) for Back Pain Care in the United States:
Spinal Fusion Surgery (without insurance)
Herniated Disc Surgery
*It is important to note, many individuals must undergo rehabilitation services after surgery. There is added time and expenses not calculated within the cost of a surgery.
Our In-person, Telehealth, and Video Programs are designed to directly target the problem at hand, with the appropriate intervention, led by our pain auditing system. This will drastically decrease the expense to your back recovery while eliminating the potential for undergoing expensive, time-consuming, invasive interventions
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What Causes Back Pain?
What causes pain and what is the source of pain are two different matters. However, these two questions, conceptually become jumbled up into one. We should always separate these two as they are profoundly different. Causes can be infinite. The way you think, feel, move, or rest may cause your pain. Therefore “causes of pain” may be infinite. The source of pain may be local to the place of pain, irritating local pain fibers, or may be much further away, resulting in the need for further investigation and categorization of the pain if long-lasting results, or results at all, are the desired outcome.
The Mechanical (Movement Pillar) Dynamics of the Back
The body is a dynamic, mobile structure and must be assessed and treated as such to create successful long-term outcomes.
Surrounding all joints there must be a balance between tension and compression of the ligaments, muscles, tendons, and fascia. When a local problem is determined to be a local cause, it can be due to an imbalance of these structures. Proper treatment requires mobilization and release of tight structures in addition to strengthening weak or inhibited structure of the painful joint as well, as the joints above and below. Back pain and movement limitations are often the consequence of chronic time under tension in one position – which causes deformation of back tissue – and gut health. Our doctors focus on a comprehensive approach geared toward lasting results.
Common Back Centric Diagnoses for Which We Screen
These are a few common diagnoses we screen and treat for regarding back symptoms. This list is not exhaustive as to many symptoms and concerns do not have great diagnoses.
- Herniated Disc
- Maigne Syndrome
- Meralgia Paresthetica
- Femoral Nerve Entrapment
- Cervical Radiculopathy
- Scheuermann’s Disease
- Facet Arthropathy
- Spinal Stenosis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Myofascial Trigger Points
Respecting Your Finances
By offering our various programs, we can quickly assess and test what is driving your symptoms and in turn provide quick options for care. Because of this, we will not only speed up recovery, but decrease overall expenses.
Is Back Pain a Back Problem?
Back pain is overwhelmingly caused by irritated tissues surrounding the back. Back pain is also the source of pain in the arms and legs. According to the Extremity Pain of Spinal Source (EXPOSS) study, 71% of hip pain is originating from the lower back.1
The Extra Professional Touch to Your Back Pain
If there are specific services local to where you live, we will help direct you to those services if needed. By using us your portal of entry contact to your back health, we can be a non-biased party, providing only the best science-backed information. Our emphasis is on getting you to do what you need to do to liberate you from a system – the healthcare system.
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Content written by Dr. Keith Sparks, DC | Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) Practitioner, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Certified Exercise Trainer, Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified (SFMA) Certified, Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Certified, Y-Balance Test (YBT) Certified
Content reviewed by Dr. Rachel Sparks, DC | Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) Practitioner, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Certified Exercise Trainer
1 Rosedale R, Rastogi R, Kidd J, Lynch G, Supp G, Robbins SM. A study exploring the prevalence of Extremity Pain of Spinal Source (EXPOSS). J Man Manip Ther. 2020;28(4):222-230. doi:10.1080/10669817.2019.1661706
If you are in the Wichita, KS, area and are having frustrations, complications, or stagnant results with care, then contact us for in-person help with our unique healthcare approaches. If you are not within the greater Wichita, KS metro, we have created amazing Telehealth and Video Programs to provide you the same high-quality care. Contact our professional chiropractic staff at our East Wichita clinic or West Wichita clinic about possible treatments for your muscle, joint, nutrition, and health-related concerns today.
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