Lakeshire, MO

Lakeshire, MO

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

Lakeshire, MO Low Back Pain

Lakeshire, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Lakeshire, 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 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 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. Be among the satisfied patients in Lakeshire, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities due to the expert care and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Let us help you find complete relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Lakeshire, 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, it is one of the leading 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 wide variety of issues and conditions that can cause lower back pain, each with different risk factors, but in general lower back pain is 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 typically either considered acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, with a duration of a few days to several weeks. Fortunately, many people suffering from acute low back pain find relief after a few days without the need for major treatment.

However, about 20 percent of individuals experiencing acute pain begin to then experience chronic or recurring low back pain that consists of 12 or more weeks of constant pain. Most of the patients in this category can still get relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Lakeshire, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and there are commonly many different factors for your physical therapist to consider when deciding on the best 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. If you come in for 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 rule out 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

Lakeshire, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because Lakeshire, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by a variety of factors, it is often appropriate for a Lakeshire, MOlower back pain treatment course to include different treatments. Your Lakeshire, 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
  • If necessary, other lifestyle adjustments such as diet and reaching a healthy weight

At Axes Physical Therapy, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Lakeshire, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. We employ data-backed treatment methods that have been proven successful in managing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Lakeshire, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more serious
health issue that requires additional treatment like steroid injections or surgery as an alternative if conservative care doesn’t resolve your condition. We partner closely with your referring physician so we can plan the best course of management if you are not responding as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we tailor your Lakeshire, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey based on your individual needs. Our individualized style of care 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 usually complex and influenced by multiple factors.

Success in Lakeshire, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. Industry-approved studies show 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 Lakeshire, 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 Lakeshire, 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. 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:

Lakeshire, MO Low Back Pain Treatment at Axes Physical Therapy

You deserve relief from your back pain. Experience that relief with physical therapy. 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, removing your lower back pain, and preventing future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Lakeshire, MO low back pain.

Access exceptional physical therapy care through the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Get one step closer to Lakeshire, 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
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Sarah Barker
Front Office
Scott Gallant
PT, FAAOMPT, BDN
Stacey Collins
Clinic Director, PT, DPT, CMPT

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