Dr. Brian Norce -  - Chiropractor

Appleway Chiropractic

Dr. Brian Norce

Chiropractor located in Coeur d'Alene, ID

Back Pain Relief Specialist

Patients who want natural Back Pain Relief may find chiropractic care to be the best solution. Dr. Norce, the chiropractor at Appleway Chiropractic in Coeur D' Alene, ID, offers non-invasive solutions today.

Back Pain Relief Q & A

by Dr. Brian Norce

How Many People Suffer From Back Pain?

Back pain is increasingly common today. Over 31 million people deal with back pain in the U.S. today, and as much as 50 percent of people in the workforce suffer from at least occasional back pain.

Why Does Back Pain Happen?

There are many different causes of back pain today. One of the most common is age-related disc degeneration, which often happens to seniors and geriatric patients. Other disc damage, such as ruptured or herniated discs, can happen to people at any age. This type of disc damage may happen after an accident or sudden trauma to the spine. People who are overweight or obese often deal with back pain, as this extra weight can easily pull the spinal column into a position of misalignment. Even the extra weight of the baby during pregnancy can cause serious back pain. Congenital diseases including spina bifida and scoliosis can be a cause of back pain for people of any age.

How Does an Exam For Back Pain Work?

The exam for back pain starts with the patient's description of the pain. The patient will be given a diagram, where they can identify the exact areas that cause them the most pain and problems. Pain will be rated on a scale from 1 to 10, which allows the chiropractor to understand exactly what the patient is dealing with. The initial exam will consist of a gentle manual exam of the entire back, focusing on the areas that the patient identifies as painful. In some cases, the chiropractor will perform x-rays so that they can have a clear picture of the issues.

How Does Chiropractic Care Treat Back Pain?

Chiropractic care generally focuses on gentle spinal manipulation. Many of the causes of back pain can be directly traced to spinal alignment issues, so the goal of treatment is to restore the spinal column to its proper position. This often relieves pain very quickly, and it also helps keep the entire nervous system in a balanced and happy state.


Words from our patients

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    "Extremely friendly staff! Dr. Norce has been extremely helpful in answering questions and is very friendly."

    Brixton M.
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    "Dr. Norce and his staff are very professional and caring. I was impressed with the focus on health goals and treatment planning."

    Dale B.
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    "I absolutely love Dr. Norce, my entire family has been going to him for over 10 years... The city of Coeur d' Alene is lucky to have him."

    Hannah R.
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    "Love Dr. Norce and what he has done for me... If you have back issues, headaches, or neck pain, I highly recommend Dr. Norce!"

    Jennifer B.
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    "Dr. Norce and his staff are extremely professional and friendly. A very welcoming office and a Dr. who truly cares about you and your issue."

    TJ P.
Appleway Chiropractic
213 West Appleway Avenue, Suite 7
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-228-5902
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