Chiropractic treatment for Dorsal Pain

These are painful symptoms that involve the joints and the muscles of the dorsal region and/or the rib cage, more commonly in the inter scapular zone. It is often linked to bad and incorrect postures that are assumed on a daily basis.

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What is Dorsal Pain?

Dorsal pain problems can arise from a variety of causes, and the origin, oftentimes, is in a misalignment of the spine or by postural decompensation due to a displacement of the pelvic positioning. A subluxation of the spine can lead to increased muscle tone, spasms and muscle pain. Intervertebral disc, discopathy, protrusion, herniated disc also have to be discarded.

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Principal causes

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Specifically, dorsal pain may be the result of inflammation due to a pinch nerve, a subluxation and a consequent herniated intervertebral disc. It could also be due to osteoarthritis, scoliosis, a contracture or spasms of the muscles, but also because of infections, like herpes (herpes zoster), osteoporosis or traumatic injuries to the thoracic spine.

Dorsal pain is manifested or accentuated in certain positions, while it tends to decrease with rest and repose. Dorsal pain may be accompanied by secondary symptoms such as headache, neck pain stiffness, pain in and between the shoulders, muscle fatigue, numbness and tingling.

Benefits of treatment for dorsal pain through chiropractic

A chiropractic check-up is recommended, a medical control, to find the reason and prevent the problem from persisting and getting worse and turning into a chronic problem. It is important to get an accurate diagnosis and create the most appropriate treatment plan for your case.

Chiropractic today offers effective treatments based on making adjustments to the vertebrae of the spinal column.
A correct pelvic and vertebral alignment is often the secret to mand dorsal/back ailments, thus acting on subluxations that can be located throughout the spine. A soft spinal adjustment, precise and painless, allows to achieve immediate effects, beneficial in the long run and thus avoiding painful complications.

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Step by step treatment

Chiropractic care is a well-known therapeutic approach that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a variety of injuries and subluxations associated with the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system. It looks for the true cause to be able to eliminate it and restore joint normality. Chiropractic care helps to accurately realign the spine, as well as reducing or eliminating pain and discomfort, improve swelling and inflammation and even increase strength, flexibility and mobility in other structures of the human body.

The first steps your chiropractor takes in treating elbow problems from epitrochleitis will consist of a series of tests to be able to find the root of the injury and to be able to create a personalized treatment program adapted to your specific case.


In the first 10 to 15 minutes after your visit it is contraindicated to sit down.

During this period of time it is necessary to walk to mobilize the joints that we just release and walking also facilitate better joint lubrication and nutrition of the intervertebral discs.


During the next 24 hours following the first sessions avoid any excessive effort.

Otherwise, the effectiveness of the adjustment received will decrease.


Before and after every visit, avoid all kinds of tension.

Both physical and mental. The more relaxed you are the more benefit you will get from your treatment.


The set appointments must be respected.

They have been established to obtain the best results.


The sensations that each person may experience after an adjustment may vary without affecting the result and benefit of the treatment in the medium and long term.

After an adjustment, you may experience a feeling of relaxation, having a lot of energy, general well-being, disappearance or relief of symptoms, soreness or pain.

You may sometimes even experience discomfort since the body has to adapt to the new posture and position.

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