My father is suffering from severe back pain. Can it be treated with manual adjustment of the spine?
Your father should be examined to determine if he has a problem that chiropractic would be able to help. This is called an orthopedic neurological examination. He will have ranges of motion examined. Exams such as these will determine a course of action or referral from your chiropractor.
Certainly I see a lot of back pain patients, most but not all see relief from chiropractic adjustments. Your father will have to have some examinations to see if chiropractic care would be appropriate.
I use a range of techniques from low force chiropractic adjustments to acupuncture and decompression. No two people react the same way to whatever treatment is given, whether that is a drug, surgery, or chiropractic adjustment, etc.
He can come in for a free consultation at any time. Just call my front desk at (785) 827-8727.
Dr. B. A. Pennington