Chiropractic is best known for its effective treatment of low back pain. Because the majority of low back pain is musculoskeletal in origin chiropractic is an ideal method of treatment. Dr Dolan of Dolan Family Chiropractic in Aurora, IL incorporates chiropractic adjustments, stretching, muscle work, and physiotherapy techniques such as hot/cold packs, electric muscle stimulation, and ultrasound. Chiropractic adjustments help correct misalignments of the spine caused by muscle tightness and postural alterations. Stretching and the physiotherapy techniques help relax tight muscles and relieve stress form the low back, reducing pain. Specialized low back strengthening exercises and targeted stretching preformed at home then helps keep the back loose and the pain away.