Labadie, MO

Labadie, MO

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

Labadie, MO Low Back Pain

Labadie, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Labadie, 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 impact on healthcare spending and utilization.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended treatment strategy 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 successfully restore your movement, protect you from further injury, and reduce or completely eliminate your pain. Be among the satisfied patients in Labadie, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable treatment and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you meaningful low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Labadie, 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, it 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 specific risk factors, but in general lower back pain is most likely to occur 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 typically either considered acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, with a duration of a few days to several weeks. Fortunately, many people who ecounter acute low back pain find relief within a few days without the need for major treatment.

Yet, about 20 percent of those who experience acute pain begin to then experience chronic or recurring low back pain that consists of 12 or more weeks of consistent pain. The good news is that most of those who suffer from chronic back pain can still get relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Labadie, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complicated issue and usually there are many different factors for your physical therapist to consider when planning out the best treatment plan.

As such, understanding the cause of your Labadie, MO low back pain is the critical first step to treating it. Physical therapists are well-versed 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 the cause of your lower back pain through the following:

  • 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
    • Nerve disorders such as sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Labadie, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because most Labadie, MO low back pain is attributed to a variety of factors, it is often appropriate for a Labadie, MOlower back pain treatment course to include different treatments. Your Labadie, 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 on body mechanics and demonstration of correct posture and movements 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 Labadie, MO low back pain will be evaluated and treated by highly qualified physical therapists with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. Our evidence-based treatments have been proven successful in addressing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Labadie, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
complication that requires more involved 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 you are not responding as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we tailor your Labadie, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey based on your individual needs. Our individualized approach 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 commonly complex and influenced by multiple factors.

Success in Labadie, 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. 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 Labadie, 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.

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 Labadie, 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. 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:

Labadie, 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, restoring your movement, eradicating your lower back pain, and preventing future back issues or disability. In our hands, your Labadie, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive quality 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 Labadie, 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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