Desloge, MO

Desloge, MO

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

Desloge, MO Low Back Pain

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

Physical therapy has fortunately moved into the mainstream, accepted and recommended as a viable course of care 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. Join the satisfied patients in Desloge, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable treatment and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Let us help you find meaningful low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Desloge, 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 also one of the most common 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 many different causes and types of lower back pain, each with different 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. Acute cases are more common, with a duration of a few days to a few weeks. Often, people suffering from acute low back pain find relief after a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

However, 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 consistent pain. Most of the patients in this category are still able to find relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Desloge, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and there are commonly multiple factors for your physical therapist to consider when designing the proper treatment plan.

As such, understanding the cause of your Desloge, MO low back pain is the critical first step to treating it. As physical therapists, we are experts 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 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 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

Desloge, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because Desloge, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by multiple factors, your Desloge, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of different treatments. Your Desloge, 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

At Axes Physical Therapy, your Desloge, 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 Desloge, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that have been proven successful in addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Desloge, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
issue that requires more involved treatment like steroid injections or surgery as an alternative if conservative care doesn’t resolve your condition. If we determine that this is the case for you, we will work closely with your physician to determine the best course of management if your pain does not respond to treatments as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Desloge, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey based on your individual needs. Our individualized style of care 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 often complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of Desloge, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. Recent data suggests 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 a great way to treat Desloge, MO low back pain, as it addresses the source of your pain effectively with little to no 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 Desloge, 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:

Desloge, 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, removing your lower back pain, and protecting against further back issues or disability. In our hands, your Desloge, 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 Desloge, 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
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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