Kennewick WA Chiropractor, Dr. Eric Kurtz, Helps Locals Suffering With
Low Back Pain
Kennewick, WA, 15-SEPT-2012 - The Columbia Basin Spinal Rehabilitation
Institute and Kennewick chiropractor, Dr. Eric Kurtz, D. C., are pleased
to announce a number of safe and gentle techniques that can be applied
for patients who are experiencing lumbar pain. Chiropractic methods are
effective and do not rely on pharmaceuticals or on surgery in order to
Understanding the cause or causes of low back pain is the crucial first
step. Patients are provided with a thorough physical examination, a
detailed patient history, and necessary imaging studies in order to
determine precisely where the pain is originating from. Often, the area
of interest is an injury, posture problem or physical abnormality that
causes the spinal vertebrae to move slightly out of alignment.
Even a minor shift can create undue pressure on the intervertebral discs.
These gelatinous cushions protect the bones from pressing on each other.
When pressure is exerted on one side or the other, due to the
misalignment, the disc will bulge into the surrounding tissue. Nerves and
muscles can be affected.
When the misalignment, known as a subluxation, is not corrected, long-
term damage results. This may manifest as immobility, weakness, and pain.
The work of the chiropractor is to reverse the compression that is on the
disc. Decompression therapy creates a gentle vacuum that acts on the
bulge in the disc so that the fluid center is drawn back into a correct
Once the pressure on surrounding tissue is relieved, the body begins a
self-healing process. Nutrients are drawn into the area of the damage and
the cells repair themselves.
Learn more about the how decompression therapy is applied in order to
alleviate low back pain by clicking on the web pages at
http://www.painrelief-now.com today. Members of the press and others who
have unanswered questions about the information included within this
press release are encouraged to contact Dr. Kurtz at the location
Contact Person Name: Dr. Eric Kurtz, D. C.
Company Name: Columbia Basin Spinal Rehabilitation Institute
Address: 1721 West Kennewick Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336
Telephone Contact Number: (509) 582-3549