All Saints Village, MO

All Saints Village, MO

Timely physical therapy care is highly effective in treating this common condition

All Saints Village, MO Low Back Pain

All Saints Village, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in All Saints Village, MO, you are not alone. their Lower back pain is a common condition that many individuals experience at some point in their lifetime. In fact, back pain is one of the most common reasons people see a physician or miss work. Low back pain is a complex issue, including conditions ranging from acute, injury-related episodes to long-term pain and difficulty. It is not surprising that this condition has substantial impact on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Physical therapy has fortunately moved into the mainstream, becoming an accepted and recommended course of care for many sufferers of lower back pain. Physical therapy is an accessible form of treatment for low back pain and is both affordable and effective. It can successfully restore your movement, protect you from further injury, and reduce or completely eliminate your pain. Join the satisfied patients in All Saints Village, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities thanks to the expert care and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you lasting relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

All Saints Village, MO lower back pain is a common issue experienced by an estimated 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Due to its high prevalence, low back pain is one of the leading reasons for disability and of missed workdays in adults in the US, with about 149 million lost workdays per year attributed to the condition. There are wide variety of issues and conditions that can cause lower back pain, each with specific risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most common in adults in their 50’s and 60’s, though the first attack often presents between the ages of 30 and 50.

Low back pain is typically either considered acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, which can last anywhere from a few days to several weeks. Often, people suffering from acute low back pain are able to experience relief after a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

Unfortunately, about 20 percent of those who experience acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of consistent pain. Most of those who suffer from chronic back pain can still get relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

All Saints Village, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and usually there are many different factors for your physical therapist to consider when deciding on the right course of treatment.

Thus, when seeking treatment for low back pain, the first step for your medical provider(s) is understanding the cause. As physical therapists, we are experts in movement and movement dysfunction. When you attend your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, one of our licensed physical therapists will work with you to comprehend the cause of your lower back pain through the following:

  • A review of your medical history
  • An interview about your symptoms and limitations
  • A physical examination
  • Screenings to rule out other serious health conditions
  • An evaulation of your movement

We treat a wide range of low back pain causes:

  • Congenital
    • Skeletal irregularities
    • Spina Bifida
    • Scoliosis
  • Injuries
    • Strains and sprains
    • Spasms
    • Traumatic spine injuries
  • Degenerative Conditions
    • Spondlyosis
    • Inflammatory Disease (ie: arthritis)
  • Nerve and spinal cord issues
    • Spinal nerve compression, inflammation
    • Hermiated and ruptured discs
    • Sciatica and other nerve disorders
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

All Saints Village, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As most All Saints Village, MO low back pain is attributed to a variety of factors, it is often appropriate for a All Saints Village, MOlower back pain treatment course to include different treatments. Your All Saints Village, MO low back pain physical therapist may use any of the following to treat your pain:

  • Manual therapies
    • Joint mobilization/manipulation
    • Soft tissue mobilization
    • Trigger point massage
  • Strength training
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Core stabilization
  • Stretches to improve flexibility
  • Ice and heat applications
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Education on back and spine safety
  • Education on body mechanics and demonstration of correct posture and movements for activities such as lifting, sitting, and sleeping
  • When appropriate, other lifestyle adjustments such as diet and reaching a healthy weight

As an Axes patient, your All Saints Village, MO low back pain will be evaluated and treated by highly qualified physical therapists with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. We employ data-backed treatment methods that are objectively effective for addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our All Saints Village, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more significant
complication that requires additional treatment like steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. If we determine that this is the case for you, we will work closely with your physician to plan the best course of management if your pain does not respond to treatments as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your All Saints Village, MO lower back pain physical therapy program to align with your individual needs. Our individualized style of care allows us to provide quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to every one of our patients. This is especially valuable in low back pain treatment, which is often complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of All Saints Village, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. Industry-approved studies show that recovery and symptom reduction are directly influenced by the timing of interventions during an acute episode of low back pain. There is evidence that responsive and prompt physical therapy care minimizes opioid use (and dependence) as well as spending on medical bills. Physical therapy is a great way to treat All Saints Village, MO low back pain because it can address the source of pain without harmful side effects and there is considerable evidence supporting its reliability.

We are staffed by a team of professional back and spine specialists who, as experts in their field, have earned multiple degrees and certifications related to treating All Saints Village, MO low back pain and other painful spinal conditions. Treatment by our spine and back experts not only provides relief from pain but also helps protect you from further damage or injury. Trust our dedication to responsible, safe, and effective care to help you find refuge from your pain and restoration of your abilities.

We treat a wide variety of conditions and complaints and have a team of specialists ready to help you. Some of our other services are:

All Saints Village, MO Low Back Pain Treatment at Axes Physical Therapy

If you are living with back pain, it is time to try physical therapy treatment and enjoy relief. Receive evidence-based treatment and individualized care designed and administered by the talented licensed physical therapists of Axes Physical Therapy. We will help you move towards complete recovery, overcoming your limitations, eradicating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. In our hands, your All Saints Village, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Access quality physical therapy care at one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Take the first step toward effective, affordable All Saints Village, MO low back pain treatment by selecting the location nearest you or sending us a message online today.

Services Offered

Services Offered
  • Physical Therapy
    • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
    • Acute Injury Management
    • Chronic Injury Management
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (Astym)
  • Spine Specialty – Manual Therapy Certified
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Amanda Gubbels
DPT, CMPT, ATC
Natasha Burtchett
Front Office Supervisor
Matt Williams
MS, OTR/L, ATC/L
Brian Freund
DPT, CMPT, TPS, MBA
Joe Schmersahl
PT, MTC, CMTPT

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