Ethlyn, MO

Ethlyn, MO

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

Ethlyn, MO Low Back Pain

Ethlyn, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in Ethlyn, 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. 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 effects on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended 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 successfully restore your movement, protect you from further injury, and reduce or completely eliminate your pain. Be among the many patients in Ethlyn, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable care and patient-centered approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you meaningful relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Ethlyn, MO lower back pain is a prevalent condition that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during their lifetime. Because so many of us experience it, 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 specific risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most commonly found 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 generally categorized as either acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, with a duration of a few days to a few weeks. Fortunately, many people who ecounter acute low back pain are able to experience relief within a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

Unfortunately, about 20 percent of individuals experiencing acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of persistent pain. The good news is that most of chronic back pain sufferers are still able to find relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Ethlyn, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complicated issue and usually there are many different factors that must be addressed when planning out the best course of treatment.

As such, understanding the cause of your Ethlyn, MO low back pain is the critical first step to treating it. Physical therapists are well-versed in movement and movement dysfunction. During your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, you will be seen by a licensed physical who will work with you to comprehend where your lower back pain issue arises through the following:

  • 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
    • Nerve disorders such as sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Ethlyn, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As most Ethlyn, MO low back pain is attributed to multiple factors, it is often appropriate for a Ethlyn, MOlower back pain treatment course to include a variety of related treatments. Your Ethlyn, 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
  • If necessary, other lifestyle adjustments such as diet and reaching a healthy weight

As an Axes patient, your Ethlyn, 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 Ethlyn, MO area. Our evidence-based treatments are objectively successful in managing and removing lower back pain for many of our Ethlyn, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
complication 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 in order to design the best course of management if you are not responding as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we tailor your Ethlyn, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey to align with 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 a strength particularly when it comes to low back pain treatment, which is usually complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of Ethlyn, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. Studies have been published that 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 Ethlyn, 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.

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

Ethlyn, 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, eradicating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. In our hands, your Ethlyn, 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. Get one step closer to Ethlyn, 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
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy, McKenzie
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Addie Kersting
Front Office Supervisor
Julie Freiner
OTR/L, CHT
Samantha Bixby
PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Farren Holman
PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Jeff Hunter
Clinic Director, PT, Cert. MDT, MBA

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