Bonne Terre, MO

Bonne Terre, MO

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

Bonne Terre, MO Low Back Pain

Bonne Terre, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in Bonne Terre, 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. From an acute episode directly caused by an injury to long-lasting limitations and pain due to a chronic injury, low back pain is a complex condition with significant effects on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended course of care for many sufferers of lower back pain. Physical therapy is an affordable solution, accessible option, and effective strategy for low back pain treatment that can successfully restore your movement, protect you from further injury, and reduce or completely eliminate your pain. Join the satisfied patients in Bonne Terre, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities due to the expert care and individualized approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Discover how we can help you achieve complete low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Bonne Terre, MO lower back pain is a common condition that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during their lifetime. Due to its high prevalence, low back pain is also one of the most common causes of disability and of missed workdays in adults in the US, accounting for approximately 149 million lost workdays per year. Lower back pain can have many different causes, each with unique risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most common in adults in their 50’s and 60’s, with the first attack typically occurring 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. Fortunately, many people suffering from acute low back pain are able to experience relief within a few days without the need for major treatment.

However, about 20 percent of those who experience acute pain begin to then experience chronic or recurring low back pain that consists of 12 or more weeks of persistent pain. Most of the patients in this category are still able to find relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Bonne Terre, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and there are commonly many different factors that must be addressed when deciding on the proper course of treatment.

Thus, when seeking treatment for low back pain, the first step for your medical provider(s) is understanding the cause. Physical therapists have a deep and valuable understanding of movement and movement dysfunction. If you come in for your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, one of our licensed physical therapists will work with you to comprehend where your lower back pain issue arises by conducting:

  • A review of your medical history
  • An interview about your symptoms and limitations
  • A physical examination
  • Screenings to eliminate the possibility of other serious health conditions
  • An observation 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

Bonne Terre, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because Bonne Terre, MO low back pain is a condition commonly attributed to multiple factors, it is often appropriate for a Bonne Terre, MOlower back pain treatment course to include a variety of related treatments. Your Bonne Terre, 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 and flexibility exercises
  • Ice and heat applications
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Education on back and spine safety
  • Education regarding proper posture and body mechanics for activities such as lifting, sitting, and sleeping
  • If necessary, other lifestyle adjustments such as diet and reaching a healthy weight

As an Axes patient, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Bonne Terre, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Bonne Terre, MO area. Our evidence-based treatments have been proven successful in addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Bonne Terre, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
medical problem that requires additional treatment such as steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. We partner closely with your referring physician so we can determine the best course of management if you are not responding as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Bonne Terre, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey your individual needs. Our individualized approach 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 usually complex and influenced by multiple factors.

Success in Bonne Terre, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. Studies have been published that 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 an excellent form of treatment for Bonne Terre, MO low back pain because it can address the source of pain without harmful side effects ,while its ability to provide relief is supported by substantial evidence.

Our team of highly trained spine specialists have years of experience and multiple certifications as experts in the management of Bonne Terre, 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 additional 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:

Bonne Terre, 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, eliminating your lower back pain, and protecting against future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Bonne Terre, MO low back pain.

Receive quality physical therapy care through the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Take the first step toward effective, affordable Bonne Terre, 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
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Kinsey Phelps
Front Office
Cassandra Wadlow
Front Office
Brian Little
Front Office Supervisor
Dena Rose
PT, CMPT
Mark Smith
PT, DPT
Eric Meyer
PT, DPT
Derrick Wolk
Clinic Director, MPT, CMPT

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