Femme Osage, MO

Femme Osage, MO

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

Femme Osage, MO Low Back Pain

Femme Osage, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in Femme Osage, 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. 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 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 Femme Osage, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable treatment and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Let us help you find complete relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Femme Osage, 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, 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 unique risk factors, but in general lower back pain is most common in adults in their 50’s and 60’s, but many people experience their first episode between the ages of 30 and 50.

Low back pain is typically either considered acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, which can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Often, people suffering from 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.

Femme Osage, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and usually there are multiple factors that must be addressed when designing the proper treatment plan.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your Femme Osage, MO low back pain. As physical therapists, we are experts in movement and movement dysfunction. If you come in for 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 with the use of:

  • 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

Femme Osage, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As most Femme Osage, MO low back pain is caused by a variety of factors, it is often appropriate for a Femme Osage, MOlower back pain treatment course to include different treatments. Your Femme Osage, 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 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
  • 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 Femme Osage, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Femme Osage, MO area. Our evidence-based treatments are objectively effective for addressing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Femme Osage, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
medical problem that requires additional treatment such as steroid injections or surgery as an alternative if conservative care doesn’t resolve 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

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Femme Osage, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey to align with 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 Femme Osage, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. Studies have been published that 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 Femme Osage, 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.

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 Femme Osage, 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:

Femme Osage, MO Low Back Pain Treatment at Axes Physical Therapy

You deserve relief from your back pain. Experience that relief with physical therapy. 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, overcoming your limitations, removing your lower back pain, and protecting against future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Femme Osage, MO low back pain.

Receive exceptional physical therapy care through one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Get one step closer to Femme Osage, MO low back pain relief 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
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Video Motion Analysis
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sarah Stevens
Front Office Supervisor
Sara Dowil
OTR/L, CHT
Mike Faris
PT, CMPT
Emily Helton
PT, DPT, CMPT, Astym Cert.

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