Services & Techniques

Dr. Backman Chiropractic & Wellness Offers Many Services For Patients

The musculoskeletal system of the human body can experience a number of injuries & disorders that lead to discomfort & problems with normal movement. Chiropractic care & related therapies can help to resolve these issues, without the use of drugs or invasive procedures. At Dr. Backman Chiropractic & Wellness in San Luis Obispo, CA, we offer a broad range of service to help patients live more comfortably & effectively.

Back Pain Relief

Low back pain can result from injuries & strains or from degenerative conditions within the spinal column. But also can be referred from the kidneys, bladder or duct between them.  Chiropractic diagnostic methods will first determine if your pain is a chiropractic problem or if you need to see another specialist. Chiropractors have a proven record of helping to relieve discomfort, restoring normal strength, flexibility & balance.

Auto Accident Neck and Back Care

A car accident can leave an individual with lasting back pain & problems with spinal & nerve dysfunction along with mobility complications. Whiplash, an injury that results from the forced rapid forward & backward recoil movement of the head during impact. This will cause pain & can result in problems turning the head, headaches & dizziness. We can help in diagnosing if a concussion is present & implement industry standards of safety protocols with the appropriate  range of therapies to speed healing & normal flexibility.

Sciatica Treatment

The sciatic nerve, is actually a large group of nerves which run together from the lower back & down the backs of the legs, can become compressed because of a variety of factors. We offer techniques to relieve the pressure on the nerve, to reduce pain, tingling, numbness & weakness in the legs.

Headache & Migraine Care

Individuals who are troubled with frequent headaches or migraine pain can benefit from proven techniques that help to improve nerve function & strengthen back/neck muscles. Massage can help to relax muscles, improve blood flow & reduce discomfort.

Shoulder Treatment

Your Shoulder is the most Mobile joint in the body, but is also the most Unstable:/ A shoulder injury can keep you from recreational activities & normal work tasks. Our chiropractor at the San Luis Obispo office, Dr Lawrence Dieter, has developed a series of non-invasive screening test for your shoulder which will help in diagnosis & also to re-align spinal structures, restoring normal movement to the back, shoulder and arms. Massage therapy relieves shoulder discomfort and improves circulation to the shoulder joint.

Sports Injury Recovery

Athletic injuries can take you out of action & can lead to both short & long-term discomfort with function & performance problems.  After a thorough assessment of the injury, we will provide a carefully designed program to reduce pain and improve function in the injured area. Prompt care of injuries can improve healing and get you back into the game faster.

Choose Dr. Backman Chiropractic & Wellness for Your Chiropractic Care

With Dr. Dieter's past of filling in for 80+ chiropractic offices in California & Australia, he uses his extensive knowledge of chiropractic methods to provide quality care for patients in San Luis Obispo, CA with a variety of health problems. Your chiropractor will design a care plan for your individual needs to restore normal comfort and movement. Call Dr. Backman Chiropractic & Wellness today at 805-544-0237 for an appointment to learn about the many ways we relieve pain & improve your physical function. Our San Luis Obispo chiropractor provides care for patients in Morro Bay, Los Osos, Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, Avila Beach, and surrounding Cal Poly areas.


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