Dardenne Prairie, MO

Dardenne Prairie, MO

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

Dardenne Prairie, MO Low Back Pain

Dardenne Prairie, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Dardenne Prairie, 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 impact on healthcare spending and utilization.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended treatment strategy for many patients suffering from low 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. Be among the satisfied patients in Dardenne Prairie, MO who have enjoyed freedom from lower back pain and the ability to return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable treatment and patient-centered approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Discover how we can help you achieve complete relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Dardenne Prairie, MO lower back pain is a prevalent issue that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during 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. There are wide variety of issues and conditions that can cause lower back pain, each with its own set of risk factors, but in general lower back pain is most commonly found 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 generally categorized as either 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 find 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 constant pain. The majority of the patients in this category are still able to find relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Dardenne Prairie, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and there are commonly many different factors at play when determining the best treatment plan.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your Dardenne Prairie, MO low back pain. 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 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
    • Nerve disorders such as sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Dardenne Prairie, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As most Dardenne Prairie, MO low back pain is attributed to a variety of factors, your Dardenne Prairie, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of different treatments. Your Dardenne Prairie, 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 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

At Axes Physical Therapy, your Dardenne Prairie, 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 Dardenne Prairie, MO area. Our evidence-based treatments are objectively successful in addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Dardenne Prairie, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
health issue 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 to design the best course of management if your pain does not respond to treatments as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we tailor your Dardenne Prairie, MO lower back pain physical therapy program 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 usually complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of Dardenne Prairie, 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. 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 a great way to treat Dardenne Prairie, 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.

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 Dardenne Prairie, 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 you from additional damage or injury. Our dedication to restoring your ability to live and move without pain means you receive the safest and most effective treatment solutions available.

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:

Dardenne Prairie, 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 help you move towards complete recovery, restoring your movement, removing your lower back pain, and protecting against future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Dardenne Prairie, MO low back pain.

Access quality physical therapy care through one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Get one step closer to Dardenne Prairie, MO low back pain relief 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
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Lauren Kersting
Front Office Supervisor
Jenna Roehrig
Jenna Scholl-Roehrig, DPT, CSCS, Dry Needling Cert.
Drew Dudek
PT, DPT, ATC
Julie Freiner
OTR/L, CHT
Samantha Bixby
PT, DPT, Astym Cert.

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