Doe Run, MO

Doe Run, MO

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

Doe Run, MO Low Back Pain

Doe Run, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in Doe Run, 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.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended treatment strategy for many sufferers of lower back pain. Physical therapy is an affordable solution, accessible option, and effective strategy for low back pain treatment 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 Doe Run, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able 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 lasting relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Doe Run, MO lower back pain is a common ailment 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 reasons for 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 different risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most likely to occur 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 is typically either considered acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, with a duration of 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 individuals experiencing acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of constant pain. The good news is that most of those who suffer from chronic back pain can still get relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Doe Run, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and there are commonly multiple factors at play when deciding on the best course of treatment.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your Doe Run, MO low back pain. Physical therapists are well-versed in movement and movement dysfunction. During your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, one of our licensed physical therapists will work with you to understand 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
    • Nerve disorders such as sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Doe Run, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because Doe Run, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by multiple factors, it is often appropriate for a Doe Run, MOlower back pain treatment course to include a combination of treatments. Your Doe Run, 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 on body mechanics and demonstration of correct posture and movements 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, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Doe Run, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Doe Run, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that are objectively effective for addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Doe Run, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
health issue that requires more involved treatment like steroid injections or surgery as an alternative if conservative care doesn’t resolve your condition. We partner closely with your referring physician to determine 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 personalize your Doe Run, 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 frequently complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of Doe Run, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. Recent data suggests that the swift timing of interventions for acute low back pain is correlated with the ability to recover and reduce 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 Doe Run, 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.

Our team of highly trained spine specialists have years of experience and multiple certifications as experts in the management of Doe Run, MO low back pain and other painful spinal conditions. Treatment by our spine and back experts not only provides relief from pain but 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:

Doe Run, 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. 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 future back issues or disability. In our hands, your Doe Run, 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 Doe Run, 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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