Low back pain is one of the most common problems Americans face. Low back pain affects many different people at different times in their lives. Low back pain is generally located in the Lumbar Spine. This pain can be brought on by a slip and fall, bending in the wrong direction, weak core muscles, sciatica, lifting improperly, or frequent repetitive incorrect use/ motion.Â Individuals such as David Garcia know what lumbar pain feels like. David Garcia has a job that requires him to be constantly bending down and using his lumbar spine. Mr. Garcia suffered with back pain for years before he got treatment. At his worst, he reports that he could not walk without having excruciating pain and needing to sit down for breaks. This kind of pain can be debilitating and does not help when work requires you to be using your back, such as Mr. Garcias does. This pain eventually brought him into see Dr. Alexander Jimenez after his sister had been treated. Mr. Garcia saw the improvements that the treatment was providing him with. Dr. Alexander Jimenez has a lot of experience with lumbar pain and knows that in order for the pain to be properly treated, multiple techniques need to be used. These techniques include but are not limited to traction, massage, heat, exercise, and manual adjustment. Mr. Garcia has been seeing Dr. Jimenez for multiple sessions and when his pain starts to flare back up, he comes in to get treatment. One thing that Mr. Garcia appreciates about Dr. Jimenez is not only his knowledge but his desire to truly help his patients. With this, Dr. Jimenez takes time with each patient to hear their pain, come up with personalized treatment plans, and explain to patients why they are having the pain and why he is performing the treatment. – Kenna Vaughn, Senior Health Coach
[00:00:10] My name is David Garcia.
[00:00:14] I’m 56 years old. I work for ESC 19. I work as a maintenance or a facility person there. I do grounds. I do maintenance. It’s a program for lower income families. Then we have different sites. We have 32 sites.
[00:00:29] And where I’m at is where the administration and two small schools where children’s from 0-4 years old.
[00:00:39] My reason for visiting Dr. Jimenez
[00:00:42] I had a really bad pain on my lower back. I could hardly walk. I had troubles, problems, walking a really painful career to the point that I couldn’t walk. And that pain just got hit really hard and painful.
[00:01:01] And I had to come see Dr. Jimenez. Well, a little by little, though, the pain started slowly grew to the point where I just couldn’t stand it. We’re just the walking and picking up heavy stuff, heavy equipment. It just got to the point where it got to where it couldn’t walk. The pain in my lower back has affected me a lot everywhere. Like the basic things like putting on my shorts, my pants, tying my shoes, getting to the car, If I went walking sometimes I have to stop.
[00:01:43] I walk long distance, even when I’m sitting down to.
[00:01:47] And it’s painful. And daily life here. It’s painful. Just doing little things. I heard about doctors Jimenez through my sister. She came to visit him. She said he was praying to him and she helped him a lot. It’s been two years since I had this pain on and off and it hasn’t gone away. Sometimes its worse through those two years, it’s gotten worse. And this when I had to see a doctor Jimenez. Dr. Jimenez has helped me a lot. Yes. The pain is less is not painful. It’s where my back is able to loosen up and start to walk better. And the pain has gone not completely, but it’s on its way. It’s I think it’s helped me tremendously. Where I couldn’t bend times and now I can easily bend down and stretch and the sessions that I’ve been in. Every time I it’s helped a lot. He’s the best. Talk to me about what’s my problem? What we have to work on and to.
[00:03:08] For me to help myself on a daily basis and what I need to do, plus the work he does on me, the movements and the stretching and massages that he has provided for me. And helped tremendously. I recommend Dr. Jimenez. He’s a great doctor. His. He communicates very well with the patients and he tries to help you wherever you need it in every way. And I do recommend them.
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