Concord, MO

Concord, MO

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

Concord, MO Low Back Pain

Concord, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in Concord, 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, 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 substantial impact on healthcare spending and utilization.

Fortunately, physical therapy is accepted and recommended as a viable course of care for many patients suffering from low 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. Join the satisfied patients in Concord, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities due to the expert care and patient-centered approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you complete relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Concord, MO lower back pain is a prevalent condition experienced by an estimated 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Because so many of us experience it, 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. There are wide variety of issues and conditions that can cause lower back pain, each with specific risk factors, but in general lower back pain is most likely to occur 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, which can last anywhere from several days to several weeks. Often, 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 those who experience acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of persistent pain. The majority of those who suffer from chronic back pain can still get relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Concord, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complicated issue and usually there are many different factors for your physical therapist to consider when determining the best 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 are well-versed 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 understand your lower back pain and its cause 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 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

Concord, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Concord, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by multiple factors, it is often appropriate for a Concord, MOlower back pain treatment course to include different treatments. Your Concord, 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 to improve flexibility
  • 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 Concord, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. We employ data-backed treatment methods that are objectively successful in managing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Concord, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more serious
medical problem that requires more involved 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 your pain does not respond to treatments as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we tailor your Concord, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey based on your individual needs. This patient-centered 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 Concord, 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 an excellent form of treatment for Concord, MO low back pain, as it addresses the source of your pain effectively with little to no side effects and there is considerable evidence supporting its reliability.

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

Concord, 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. When you become a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, you will undergo personalized care through evidence-based treatments, all under the care of our exceptionally talented licensed practicing physical therapists. We will put you on the track towards complete recovery, restoring your movement, eliminating your lower back pain, and protecting against future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Concord, MO low back pain.

Access quality physical therapy care at the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Take the first step toward effective, affordable Concord, 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
  • 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
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
  • Certified Wellness Coaching

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Brian Wahlig
Front Office Supervisor
Sarah Schroeder
MOTR/L, CHT, Astym Cert
Ryan Knuckles
PT, DPT, Astym Cert., Dry Needling Cert.
Mandy Carter
MSPT, CMPT, ATC, CWC
Ray Bauer
MSPT, CMPT

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