Catawissa, MO

Catawissa, MO

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

Catawissa, MO Low Back Pain

Catawissa, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in Catawissa, MO, you are not alone. Most of us experience lower back pain at least once in our 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 impact on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Fortunately, physical therapy is accepted and recommended as a viable treatment strategy for many patients suffering from low back pain. Your physical therapist is an affordable, accessible, and effective low back pain resource that can successfully restore your movement, protect you from further injury, and reduce or completely eliminate your pain. Join the many patients in Catawissa, MO who have enjoyed freedom from lower back pain and the ability to return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable care and individualized approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Let us help you find lasting low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Catawissa, 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, it is one of the leading 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 in general lower back pain is most common in adults in their 50’s and 60’s, but many people experience their first episode between the ages of 30 and 50.

Low back pain is typically either considered acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, which can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Often, people who ecounter acute low back pain find relief after a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

However, about 20 percent of individuals experiencing acute pain begin to then experience chronic or recurring low back pain that consists of 12 or more weeks of constant pain. The majority of chronic back pain sufferers can still get relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Catawissa, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and usually there are multiple factors that must be addressed when determining the right treatment plan.

As such, understanding the cause of your Catawissa, MO low back pain is the critical first step to treating it. Physical therapists have a deep and valuable understanding of 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 by conducting:

  • 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

Catawissa, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Catawissa, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by a variety of factors, it is often appropriate for a Catawissa, MOlower back pain treatment course to include a variety of related treatments. Your Catawissa, 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
  • When appropriate, other lifestyle adjustments such as diet and reaching a healthy weight

As an Axes patient, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Catawissa, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Catawissa, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that have been proven successful in addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Catawissa, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
medical problem 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 so we can plan the best course of management if you are not responding as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Catawissa, MO lower back pain physical therapy program your individual needs. Our individualized approach is our secret to delivering quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to each patient we see. This is especially valuable in low back pain treatment, which is commonly complex and multi-factoral.

Success in Catawissa, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. Recent data suggests 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 Catawissa, 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.

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 Catawissa, 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 prevent 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:

Catawissa, 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, overcoming your limitations, eradicating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Catawissa, MO low back pain.

Access premium 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 Catawissa, 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
  • Advanced Work Rehabilitation
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFR)

Our Team

Brittany Stapp
Front Office Supervisor
Kelsey Kessler
PT, DPT, Astym. Cert.
Buddy Pich
PT, CMPT

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