Accessibility View Close toolbar

Low Back Pain

The majority of back-pain patients have not experienced a specific trauma from an accident or major injury prior to the onset of their problem. The cause of most back pain is the cumulative effect of too much sitting, improper lifting techniques, or lack of exercise, specifically to the muscles that support the pelvis and spine, known as the core. All of these factors, primarily sitting, cause the low back to be vulnerable; making it possible to injure it while doing an activity as simple as bending over to tie a shoe! The spine was already compromised! The simple task of bending over to tie the shoe was the "straw that broke the camel's back."  When this occurs, the surrounding back muscles go into spasm to protect the stressed or injured tissues of the back.

In the United States, low back pain is one of the most common conditions and one of the leading causes of physician visits. Recent studies have correlated the health effects sitting on the job to those suffered by individuals who smoke. While the resulting health conditions are different between the two groups, they are equally as debilitating long-term. In fact, at least four out of five adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. One half of all working Americans admit to having back symptoms each year. The cost of this care in the US is estimated to be a staggering $50 billion annually!

Chiropractic care works on correcting misaligned or "stuck" vertebrae. Enhancing the function and removing the subluxation, reduces the amount of adjacent inflammation and swelling. Once that pressure is removed from the nerves that surround that vertebrae, the pain disappears and proper flexibility and function is restored! Common symptoms include tenderness, pain, stiffness, pain that radiates into the buttocks or legs, difficulty standing erect, weakness, leg fatigue while walking, and discomfort while sitting.

Low back pain treatment at Millard Oaks Chiropractic in Millard. Serving the Omaha, NE area for chiropractic and massage therapy needs.

We are a collection site for Channel 94.1's Diaper Drive for the Lydia House from December 1st to the 15th!

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

Saturday:

9:00 am-11:00 am

Sunday:

Closed

Location

Find us on the map

Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Effective deep tissue massage. I'll be back and sending my husband too. Zarha does a great job focusing on your needs."
    Katie Helinski Pospisil
  • "You can get an awesome massage from Sarah then get adjusted and walk out feeling great"
    Vickie Busch

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Should I Use Ice or Heat for Pain?

    Did you hurt your knee during an intense game of pick-up basketball this weekend? Or do you deal with chronic pain? Learn whether you should apply heat or ice for particular kinds of pain. ...

    Read More
  • Relationship with Self

    The relationship you have with yourself and the journey to self-understanding is an important part of your overall wellness. ...

    Read More
  • Indoor Activities and Exercises

    Are you preparing for the winter months or looking for exercises to do when you can't make it to the gym? Follow these exercises to maintain a healthy fitness routine. ...

    Read More
  • Holiday Stress - Take a Deep Breath

    Most of us pay little attention, if any, to the daily functioning of our many physiological systems. Our hearts beat, our digestive systems digest, and our various hormones, such as those deriving from the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, and pancreas, do what they do. It's all good... until it's not. ...

    Read More
  • Proper Overindulgence Over the Holidays

    Proper Overindulgence Over The Holidays The term "overindulgence" is probably best assessed as a red flag, especially with respect to consistent overconsumption of high-calorie comfort food and desserts during the holiday season. An overall healthier perspective could be described as "indulgence" regarding ...

    Read More
  • The 5 Senses

    The 5 Senses The five senses, that is, the sense of sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell, provide us with necessary information regarding the world around us.1 These precious capabilities enable us to navigate our environment with seemingly instantaneous feedback with reference to our actions and ...

    Read More
  • The Benefits of Sleep for Adults

    Obtaining sufficient restful sleep is an essential requirement for optimal human productivity. Such a practice is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, which includes a nutritious diet, regular vigorous exercise, and a positive mental attitude. How much sleep one needs varies from person to person. ...

    Read More
  • Back to School and Mental Wellness

    Summer is a subjectively fleeting season and school days are upon us once again. For children, this bittersweet time marks the completion of a period of relative freedom and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. For adults, the onset of late summer and early fall signals yet another turn of ...

    Read More
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries

    A repetitive motion injury (or overuse injury) involves doing an action over and over again, as with a baseball pitcher throwing a baseball, a tennis player hitting a tennis ball, typing at a computer keyboard, and most notoriously, typing with your thumbs on the tiny keypad of your phone. It may be ...

    Read More
  • Left-Handers Day

    Left-Handers Day Left-Handers Day, celebrated on August 15th, was launched in 1992 by the Left-Handers Club, an organization based in the United Kingdom. Since then, Left-Handers Day has become a worldwide event and social media phenomenon. Around the world, approximately one in ten persons is left-handed. ...

    Read More

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

Sign up for more articles