Back Pain Relief

Acupuncture & Chiropractic Physician located in Rio Grande Valley , Edinburg, TX


Back Pain Relief services offered in Rio Grande Valley , Edinburg, TX

Nearly 65 million Americans suffer from some form of back pain, while many experience chronic discomfort. At Dr. Joseph Arevalo, DC, PLLC, in Edinburg, Texas, Dr. Arevalo provides comprehensive care for back pain. Dr. Arevalo pulls from multiple holistic modalities, including acupuncture and chiropractic treatments, to alleviate his patients’ back pain. Call Dr. Arevalo’s clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.

Back Pain Relief Q & A

What causes back pain?

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people miss work in the United States. It affects people of all ages from various backgrounds. Whether you work an office job that involves sitting all day or a hands-on job that requires lifting heavy objects, back pain can interfere with your quality of life.


Many conditions can cause chronic back pain, but the most common are:

Sprains and strains

Sprains and strains affect the tendons and muscles, respectively. These injuries can cause significant, persistent pain that makes everyday tasks a challenge.

Herniated disc

The discs in your spine provide cushion and support for your vertebra. When they shift out of position, these discs can bulge outward and irritate your surrounding nerves.

Degenerative disc disease

Degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs break down. One of the most common causes of degenerative disc disease is osteoarthritis.

Spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis causes the spinal canal to narrow and compress the nerves inside your spinal column.


Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes widespread muscle and nerve pain. It’s more common in women than men.

What are the treatments for back pain?

As an experienced chiropractor and acupuncturist, Dr. Arevalo can tailor your back pain treatment to address your specific needs and goals. The most popular treatments Dr. Arevalo offers include:

Spinal adjustment

A spinal adjustment is a hands-on chiropractic treatment involving placing pressure on your spine to improve your alignment and relieve back pain.

Soft tissue therapy

Soft tissue therapy is a targeted massage in which Dr. Arevalo places pressure on and messages your damaged soft tissues. This technique may relieve back pain and stimulate healing.


Acupuncture is a nonsurgical treatment that involves inserting thin needles into predetermined points in your body.

How can I relieve back pain at home?

Caring for your back is essential for your rehabilitation. Dr. Arevalo may recommend:


  • Strengthening exercises
  • Stretches
  • Ice and heat therapy
  • Massage
  • Lifestyle adjustments
  • Shoe modifications
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers


Call Joseph Arevalo, DC, PLLC, today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about back pain.