Chiropractic Care for Men: Unlocking Strength and Performance
by Dr. Sebastian Poma
At Core Therapies, we understand that our patient base is likely to consist of more women than men. It’s not because men experience fewer pain ailments, but rather because they often tend to wait it out, believing that the pain will disappear on its own. However, we want to emphasize the importance of addressing these issues sooner rather than later.
When it comes to acute low back pain, which is commonly experienced by men due to their demanding physical activities or strenuous work, it’s essential to recognize that strong backs don’t simply “blow out” without a significant injury. Instead, what often happens is that the structures in the back gradually tighten up over time, accumulating stress. This, in turn, leads to weakened core back muscles and the emergence of “fragile back” syndrome. The result? A seemingly minor movement like bending over to pick up a golf club or a child can suddenly trigger excruciating pain.
This is where specifically applied chiropractic adjustments come into play. Our chiropractors are skilled at realigning and mobilizing the tight joints, restoring proper movement and functionality. By addressing structural alignment and mobility, these adjustments enable the deep core muscles to engage and strengthen, providing the necessary support for the back.
Energy, agility, and endurance are crucial for most activities we engage in daily. However, misalignments in the body, impaired nerve function, and weak muscles can drain your energy and limit your performance. With chiropractic care, your body can regain its ability to focus its energy on the things you want and need to do. Even after just a few visits, many men report noticeable improvements in their energy levels and overall performance.
It’s important to recognize that prevention is key. Many men tend to adopt the mindset of “If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.” Unfortunately, this often leads to delayed treatment when the problem could have been easily prevented. In fact, studies show that one-third of untreated lower back problems eventually escalate to become persistent and disabling. By seeking chiropractic care, you can take a proactive approach to your health and well-being.
At Core Therapies, our chiropractors will provide you with a comprehensive assessment of your condition before embarking on a mutually agreed-upon course of treatment. Our approach extends beyond pain relief. We develop a strategy to improve movement, prevent the recurrence of injuries, and promote healing and strengthening of the back.
Don’t let pain hold you back or wait until it becomes a chronic issue. Take charge of your health and schedule a consultation with our experienced chiropractors today. Let us help you regain your strength, energy, and overall well-being, so you can live life to its fullest potential.