Back pain can impact your life in ways most people can’t understand. The pain itself can be overwhelming and the inability to do simple daily tasks can be frightening.
The good news is that most incidents of back pain can be resolved without medication or surgery. And research shows that manual therapy coupled with back exercises designed to address the specific problem is the most effective approach to the treatment of lower back pain.
Physical therapy, as a conservative first choice, offers back pain relief for the majority of people and reduces the number of patients that need more invasive back treatment and expensive surgical interventions.
Below is a list of some of the most common injuries associated with back pain:
Low back problems are sometimes caused by an accident or trauma, but most often the pain is a result of:
We start with a thorough back exam to see how the your spine moves. Hands-on manual therapy is often used to correct painful spinal movement. Exercises are then provided to get the right muscles activated to decrease your pain and get you moving again.
Depending on your needs, our back treatment includes functional training in posture, body mechanics and job simulation. We offer the coaching and direction that makes it easier for you to stay on track.
Since managing back pain and back pain treatment is a long-term commitment and requires changing habits, we encourage patients to stay active and continue with their personalized exercise program.