One of the most common causes of lower back pain we see in the clinic is actually degenerative disc disease. This is when the disc between the vertebrae end up degenerating and cause mechanical lower back pain.
Therefore, you can have radicular pain, a shooting pain, down the back of the leg, weakness, dumbness, and tingling.
Does Chiropractic Treatment Require a Referral from an MD?
For about 95% of cases, chiropractic care is covered by insurance and does not require a medical doctor referral. Check with your doctor before beginning chiropractic care.