Calverton Park, MO

Calverton Park, MO

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

Calverton Park, MO Low Back Pain

Calverton Park, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Calverton Park, MO, you are not alone. Most of us experience lower back pain at least once in our lifetime. In fact, one of the biggest culprits of missed work and physician care is back pain. 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 significant effects on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Fortunately, physical therapy is accepted and recommended as a viable course of care for many sufferers of lower back pain. Your physical therapist is an affordable, accessible, and effective low back pain resource that can be successful in restoring movement, protecting you from future injuries and complications, and managing or erradicating your pain. Be among the satisfied patients in Calverton Park, 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. Explore how we can bring you meaningful low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Calverton Park, MO lower back pain is a prevalent issue experienced by an estimated 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Because so many of us experience it, it is one of the leading causes of 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, which can last anywhere from several days to several weeks. Fortunately, many people who ecounter acute low back pain are able to experience relief within a few days without the need for major treatment.

Yet, about 20 percent of individuals experiencing acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of constant 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.

Calverton Park, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and usually there are many different factors at play when designing the right course of treatment.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your Calverton Park, MO low back pain. Physical therapists are well-versed in movement and movement dysfunction. When you attend your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, you will be seen by a licensed physical who 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 eliminate the possibility of other serious health conditions
  • An observation of your movement

Common causes of low back pain:

  • 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

Calverton Park, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Calverton Park, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by multiple factors, it is often appropriate for a Calverton Park, MOlower back pain treatment course to include a combination of treatments. Your Calverton Park, MO low back pain physical therapist may treat your pain with:

  • 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

At Axes Physical Therapy, your Calverton Park, MO low back pain will be evaluated and treated by highly qualified physical therapists with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Calverton Park, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that have been proven effective for managing and removing lower back pain for many of our Calverton Park, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more serious
medical problem that requires more involved treatment like 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 design the best course of management if you are not responding as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Calverton Park, MO lower back pain physical therapy program to align with 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 frequently complex and multi-factoral.

Success in Calverton Park, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. 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. Rapid accessibility to a physical therapist has been shown to reduce opioid use and results in a reduction in downstream medical costs. Physical therapy is an excellent form of treatment for Calverton Park, 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 Calverton Park, MO low back pain and other painful spinal conditions. When you are treated by our spine and back team, you will, first and foremost, experience relief from your persistent pain. However, our treatment also helps protect against 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:

Calverton Park, MO Low Back Pain Treatment at Axes Physical Therapy

You deserve relief from your back pain. Experience that relief with physical therapy. Receive evidence-based treatment and individualized care designed and administered by the talented licensed physical therapists of Axes Physical Therapy. We will put you on the track towards complete recovery, restoring your movement, eliminating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. In our hands, your Calverton Park, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive exceptional 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 Calverton Park, MO low back pain treatment by choosing 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
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
  • Spine Specialty

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Kait Kopp
Front Office Supervisor
Laura Jenkins
MS, OTR/L
Brett Shelton
PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSMT
John Teepe
Clinic Director, MPT

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