Green Park, MO

Green Park, MO

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

Green Park, MO Low Back Pain

Green Park, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Green Park, 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 substantial effects on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Physical therapy has fortunately moved into the mainstream, becoming an accepted and recommended course of care for many patients suffering from low 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 many patients in Green Park, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities because of the expert care and patient-centered approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Discover how we can help you achieve meaningful relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Green Park, MO lower back pain is a prevalent issue experienced by an estimated 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. Due to its high prevalence, low back pain is one of the leading reasons for 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 different risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most common 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, with a duration of several days to a few weeks. Fortunately, many people who ecounter acute low back pain are able to experience relief after a few days without the need for major 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. Most of the patients in this category are still able to find relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Green Park, MO Low Back Pain Causes

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

Thus, when seeking treatment for low back pain, the first step for your medical provider(s) is understanding the cause. 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 understand 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 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
    • Sciatica and other nerve disorders
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Green Park, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Green Park, MO low back pain is a condition commonly attributed to a variety of factors, your Green Park, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of different treatments. Your Green Park, 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

As an Axes patient, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Green Park, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. Our evidence-based treatments are objectively effective for managing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Green Park, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
complication that requires additional treatment like 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 determine 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 personalize your Green Park, MO lower back pain physical therapy program to align with your individual needs. This patient-centered style of care is our secret to delivering quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to every one of our patients. This is especially valuable in low back pain treatment, which is often complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of Green Park, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. 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. 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 Green Park, 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 Green Park, 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:

Green Park, 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, overcoming your limitations, eradicating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. In our hands, your Green Park, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive quality physical therapy care at the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Get one step closer to Green Park, 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
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
  • Certified Wellness Coaching

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Brian Wahlig
Front Office Supervisor
Sarah Schroeder
MOTR/L, CHT, Astym Cert
Ryan Knuckles
PT, DPT, Astym Cert., Dry Needling Cert.
Mandy Carter
MSPT, CMPT, ATC, CWC
Ray Bauer
MSPT, CMPT

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