Holstein, MO

Holstein, MO

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

Holstein, MO Low Back Pain

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

Physical therapy has fortunately moved into the mainstream, accepted and recommended as a viable treatment strategy 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 be successful in restoring movement, protecting you from future injuries and complications, and managing or erradicating your pain. Join the satisfied patients in Holstein, MO who have enjoyed freedom from lower back pain and the ability to return to normal activities thanks to the knowledgeable care and patient-centered approach of 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

Holstein, MO lower back pain is a prevalent ailment that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during their lifetime. Because so many of us experience it, low back pain 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 unique 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 generally categorized as either acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, which can last anywhere from 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 those who experience acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of constant pain. The majority of chronic back pain sufferers are still able to find relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Holstein, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complicated issue and usually there are multiple factors at play when determining the proper course of treatment.

Thus, when seeking treatment for low back pain, the first step for your medical provider(s) is understanding the cause. Physical therapists are well-versed in movement and movement dysfunction. When you attend your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, you will be seen by a licensed physical who will work with you to understand your lower back pain and its cause by conducting:

  • 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 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

Holstein, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Holstein, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by a variety of factors, your Holstein, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of a combination of treatments. Your Holstein, 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 to improve flexibility
  • 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

As an Axes patient, your Holstein, 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 Holstein, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that have been proven successful in managing and removing lower back pain for many of our Holstein, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
medical problem that requires additional 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 so we can plan 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 tailor your Holstein, 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 especially valuable in low back pain treatment, which is frequently complex and influenced by multiple factors.

Success in Holstein, 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 Holstein, MO low back pain because it can address the source of pain without harmful side effects and there is considerable evidence supporting its reliability.

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

Holstein, 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, overcoming your limitations, eliminating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Holstein, MO low back pain.

Receive quality physical therapy care through the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Get one step closer to Holstein, 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
  • 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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