Hopewell, MO

Hopewell, MO

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

Hopewell, MO Low Back Pain

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

Fortunately, physical therapy is accepted and recommended as a viable course of care for many sufferers of lower back pain. Your physical therapist is an affordable, accessible, and effective low back pain resource 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 Hopewell, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities because of the knowledgeable care and individualized approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you complete relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Hopewell, MO lower back pain is a prevalent ailment that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during their lifetime. Due to its high prevalence, low back pain is also one of the most common 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 many different causes and types of lower back pain, each with its own set of risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most commonly found 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, which can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Fortunately, many people suffering from acute low back pain are able to experience relief after a few days without the need for major treatment.

Unfortunately, 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 are still able to find relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Hopewell, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and there are commonly many different factors at play 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 Hopewell, MO low back pain. Physical therapists have a deep and valuable understanding of 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 where your lower back pain issue arises 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
    • Nerve disorders such as sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Hopewell, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Hopewell, MO low back pain is a condition commonly attributed to multiple factors, it is often appropriate for a Hopewell, MOlower back pain treatment course to include different treatments. Your Hopewell, 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 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 Hopewell, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Hopewell, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that have been proven effective for managing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Hopewell, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
issue 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 in order to plan the best course of management if you are not responding as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we tailor your Hopewell, MO lower back pain physical therapy program based on your individual needs. This patient-centered approach allows us to provide quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to each patient we see. This is a strength particularly when it comes to low back pain treatment, which is frequently complex and multi-factoral.

The efficacy of Hopewell, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. 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 Hopewell, 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 Hopewell, 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 additional 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:

Hopewell, 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 help you move towards complete recovery, restoring your movement, eliminating your lower back pain, and preventing future back issues or disability. In our hands, your Hopewell, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive exceptional physical therapy care through one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Take the first step toward effective, affordable Hopewell, MO low back pain treatment 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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