Williamson Low Back Pain May Be Relieved with Care of the Diaphragm

The diaphragm and back pain. What’s the relationship? Curious! Researchers have been reporting how manipulation affects the diaphragm and its ability to have some bearing on and improve non-specific back pain. Apple Country Chiropractic includes this information into its Williamson chiropractic treatment plan to reduce Williamson non-specific low back pain.


Chronic non-specific low back pain is back pain that has been troublesome for more than 3 months and doesn’t seem to have an exact cause. Typical care is education and encouragement, analgesic medications, and non-pharmacological therapies. Formal medical care is not commonly needed though imaging, opioids and surgery are often overused. (1) Visceral fascial limitations, restrictions of the deep fibrous connective tissues enclosing muscles, bones, nerves, arteries and veins), may produce pain in the lumbar spine. Treating patients who have non-specific low back pain with manipulation and exercise may be relieving. (2) Apple Country Chiropractic welcomes Williamson low back pain patients with this type of condition. This type of pain is many times annoying for patients, and Apple Country Chiropractic can often help.


An interesting approach chiropractic’s collegial profession of osteopathy uses and writes cases and explanations of its success in relieving non-specific low back pain is taking care of the diaphragm, that dome-shaped muscular structure that separates the thoracic (chest) and abdominal sections of the body. The diaphragm originates along the lumbar vertebrae of the spine and connects to the lower ribs. (3) It moves when we breathe. Stretching the diaphragm notably enhances cervical spine extension, right and left cervical spine flexion, flexibility of the posterior chain (the muscles of the back part of the body) and ribcage movement at the xiphoid level (the bottom tip of the chest’s sternum). (4) By means of manipulation and treating the diaphragm produced significant reduction in pain and disability for patients with non-specific chronic low back pain. (5) Treating the thoracic spine (mid-back) with mobilization along with treatment of the low back specifically plus breathing exercises for non-specific chronic low back pain improves respiration and lessens disability for these patients. (6) Such improvements are very appreciated by sufferers with Williamson non-specific low back pain.

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Apple Country Chiropractic knows the relationship of the diaphragm to the body and spine and back pain.  
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