Knob Lick, MO

Knob Lick, MO

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

Knob Lick, MO Low Back Pain

Knob Lick, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Knob Lick, 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 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 satisfied patients in Knob Lick, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities thanks to the expert care and patient-centered approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you lasting relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Knob Lick, 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, it 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 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, which can last anywhere from several days to a few weeks. Often, people suffering from acute low back pain are able to experience relief within a few days on their own, without getting significant 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 good news is that most of chronic back pain sufferers can still get relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Knob Lick, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and there are commonly multiple factors that must be addressed when determining the best treatment plan.

As such, understanding the cause of your Knob Lick, 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 understand the cause of your lower back pain 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

Knob Lick, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because most Knob Lick, MO low back pain is attributed to a variety of factors, your Knob Lick, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of different treatments. Your Knob Lick, 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

At Axes Physical Therapy, your Knob Lick, 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 Knob Lick, MO area. Our evidence-based treatments have been proven successful in addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Knob Lick, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more significant
complication that requires more involved treatment like steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. If we determine that this is the case for you, we will work closely with your physician so we can design the best course of management if you are not responding as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Knob Lick, MO lower back pain physical therapy program your individual needs. Our individualized approach 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 commonly complex and influenced by multiple factors.

The efficacy of Knob Lick, 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. Rapid accessibility to a physical therapist has been shown to reduce opioid use and results in a reduction in downstream medical costs. Physical therapy is an excellent form of treatment for Knob Lick, MO low back pain, as it addresses the source of your pain effectively with little to no 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 Knob Lick, 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. 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:

Knob Lick, 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 put you on the track towards complete recovery, overcoming your limitations, eradicating your lower back pain, and protecting against further back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Knob Lick, MO low back pain.

Receive exceptional physical therapy care at one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Take the first step toward effective, affordable Knob Lick, 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
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Cassandra Wadlow
Front Office
Brian Little
Front Office Supervisor
Dena Rose
PT, CMPT
Mark Smith
PT, DPT
Eric Meyer
PT, DPT
Derrick Wolk
Clinic Director, MPT, CMPT

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