Do You Have Back Pain?

Dr. Kenneth Ruf is an experienced chiropractor in Coon Rapids, and the majority of the patients he treats at Caring Chiropractic Center suffer from some form of back, upper, middle or lower back pain. Thirty-three vertebrae are present in the spinal column, and if even one is out of alignment or has an injury near it, nerve endings can become inflamed or irritated and cause severe pain. Whether you have back pain due to a work, sports, personal or auto accident injury, our gentle, natural back pain treatment in Coon Rapids can help you get the relief you need without surgery or pain medication.

Causes and Symptoms of Back Pain

Accidental injuries are the most typical causes of upper, middle and lower back pain. However, other common causes include overuse, repetitive motions, muscle strains and sprains, disc herniation and misalignments of the spine called “subluxations”. Our Coon Rapids chiropractic care team will diagnose the specific cause of your pain to address the symptoms at the source for long term relief. Typical back pain symptoms often include:

  • Dull or sharp aches and pains.
  • Loss of range of motion or extreme pain when moving your back.
  • Sciatica pain, which radiates from the lower back to the buttocks and down the affected leg.
  • Discomfort when standing or walking for extended periods.
  • One leg being shorter than the other, which throws off your gait.
  • Muscle tightness or spasms.
  • Sore and aching feet that affect walking and just plain everything

If you are suffering from one or more of these symptoms due to back pain, our chiropractor in Coon Rapids can offer you a personalized treatment program using the latest advances in Ciropractic care therapies.

How Our Coon Rapids Chiropractor Treats Back Pain

Our Coon Rapids chiropractor has over 30 years of experience treating back pain with his gentle touch. Dr. Ruf and his team use a ‘whole person’ approach that helps alleviate your symptoms at the source, so you can have lasting relief. Some of our Coon Rapids chiropractic care methods include:

Spinal and Extremity Adjustments—Using manual manipulation techniques, our chiropractor can adjust the low back, neck, spine, feet and other areas to alleviate pressure on the nerves and reduce pain.

Spinal Decompression—Using a flexion distraction method, this therapy relieves back pain conditions such as herniated or bulging discs without the need for surgery by alleviating the stress on the discs.

Intersegmental Traction—By applying passive motions to the spine, this technique can help reduce pain and increase your range of motion.

Massage Therapy—Massage not only feels good and relaxes patients, but it also improves blood circulation and helps reduce swelling. If you suffer from back pain and have spasms or limited range of motion, a therapeutic massage can be a great form of relief.

Custom Orthotics—Having orthotics made especially for your feet (through the latest in scanning technology) help support the three arches that should be in your feet to support your posture. These foot inserts help with posture issues that cause undo stress in the spine and can likely be the source of back pain.

Physical Rehabilitation—If your injury is severe and you need to restore motion and strength in the body as a part of your treatment, we can help you learn corrective exercises to get you back on track as well as use adjustments and massage to get you back on track again.

Don’t suffer another day without getting the help you need. Call our chiropractor in Coon Rapids at Caring Chiropractic Center at 763-421-1905 to schedule a no-obligation consultation.

7:30am - 11:00am
2:00pm - 6:00pm


7:30am - 11:00am
2:00pm - 6:00pm


7:30am - 11:00am


Caring Chiropractic Center
10811 Xavis Street NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Call: (763) 421-1905
Fax: (763) 421-25177

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