Nearly everyone experiences back pain from time to time, but if the discomfort negatively affects your quality of life, turn to Earthy Ruby in Cupertino, California. Our exceptional team offers an array of holistic back pain treatments that provide relief without medications or invasive procedures. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

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What is back pain?

Back pain is an uncomfortable feeling in your upper, mid, or lower back. The pain could stem from problems with your spine, muscles, discs, or nerves. Earthy Ruby offers holistic (all-natural) treatments for back discomfort to help you feel better as quickly as possible.

What does back pain feel like?

If you have a back injury, you may experience some of the following symptoms:

  • Dull, aching discomfort
  • Sharp pain
  • Shooting pain
  • Radiating discomfort
  • Muscle soreness
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning pain
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Limited mobility

Your back pain could be mild, moderate, or severe. If it doesn’t go away with rest and at-home care, see the experts at Earthy Ruby for relief.

What are the risk factors for back pain?

While the cause of back pain isn’t always clear, common risk factors include:

  • Herniated discs
  • Pinched nerves
  • Ligament or muscle strains
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Older age
  • Lack of exercise
  • Weight challenges
  • Improper lifting techniques
  • Smoking
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

You might have back pain after lifting something heavy, getting injured at work, playing sports, falling down, or being in a car accident.

How does my specialist diagnose the cause of my back pain?

To find out what’s causing your back discomfort, the Earthy Ruby team discusses your symptoms and medical history with you. They also complete a physical exam and may order blood tests, X-rays, MRIs, or other imaging procedures.

How does my provider treat back pain?

Common back pain treatments available at Earthy Ruby include:


Acupuncture uses very tiny needles placed strategically throughout your body to reduce pain and stimulate natural tissue healing. During the procedure, you relax on a comfortable padded table.

Massage therapy

Earthy Ruby specialists offer different types of massage, including bioelectrical massage and therapeutic massage, to reduce back discomfort naturally.

Life coaching

Life coaching teaches you ways to improve overall wellness and reduce the risk of future back pain. The Earthy Ruby team advises you regarding nutritious eating, exercise, healthy weight management, good posture, and proper lifting techniques.

To learn more about holistic back pain treatments available at Earthy Ruby, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.