Almost 80% of people living in North America will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. Low back pain is one the most common conditions that chiropractors treat. Chiropractic is also considered the most successful treatments for low back pain. Much of the education that chiropractors experience is identifying and treating the many causes of low back pain. When it comes to low back pain a chiropractor should be at the top of your list to see if you are experiencing discomfort since medications only work for a limited amount of time and surgery should be a last resort. According to the Magna Report, "Chiropractic manipulation is safer than medical management of low back pain. Chiropractic management is greatly superior to medical management in terms of scientific validity, safety, cost-effectiveness and patient satisfaction." Spinal adjustments have been shown to decrease pain, increase spinal range of motion, decrease muscle spasm, reduce inflammation, optimize spinal biomechanics, and reduce the recurrence of old injuries. At Richard Williams Chiropractic Family & Sports Care we will treat your low back pain with the gentle, safe, non-invasive and highly effective care that chiropractors are best known for.