Back pain is all too common and it can get significantly worse when it becomes a chronic condition. Michael Maiorino, DC offers a wide range of treatment options for patients with back pain. Patients struggling with back pain in Alpharetta, Georgia can schedule an appointment with Dr. Maiorino by calling Structural Based Therapy today or booking an appointment online.


Back Pain Q & A

What causes back pain?

Most people experience back pain at least once during their lives. While most people will recover without professional treatment, some people develop chronic back pain.
Chronic back pain has several possible causes, including:

  • Structural problems: Such as bone spurs in the back
  • Herniated discs that press on nerves in the spine
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Injuries to the soft tissues in the back
  • Chronic conditions: Such as arthritis

How can Structural Based Therapy help patients with back pain?

Structural Based Therapy approaches the treatment of back pain holistically. Before beginning any treatment, the doctors at this facility will perform an in-depth evaluation of the patient to identify all of the factors that contribute to the patient’s pain. After the evaluation is complete, the doctor will develop a treatment plan that addresses each of these issues. The goal of treatment isn’t only to alleviate the patient’s pain, but also to improve the stability of the back so the patient will be less likely to experience problems in the future.

Every treatment plan is unique. However, some of the treatments the doctors at Structural Based Therapy may recommend include:

  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • Manual muscle therapy
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Custom orthotics
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Massage therapy

Are the treatments available from Structural Based Therapy effective?

Each of the treatments available from Structural Based Therapy utilizes a different mechanism and provides unique advantages for patients. When used in the right combination, these treatments can effectively alleviate back pain and improve the patient’s overall physical health. When the stability and the function of the back are enhanced, the patient can avoid injuries and pain in the future.

How quickly will patients notice results?

Many patients will begin noticing the results of treatment after the first few sessions. Most patients have experienced complete relief or significant improvement of their symptoms after 3-6 sessions at Structural Based Therapy.

Are the treatments available at Structural Based Therapy safe?

All of the treatments used at Structural Based Therapy are minimally invasive and pose a very low risk of side effects or complications. The doctors at Structural Based Therapy will explain any risks to the patient before treatment begins.