Mackenzie, MO

Mackenzie, MO

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

Mackenzie, MO Low Back Pain

Mackenzie, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Mackenzie, MO, you are not alone. Most of us experience lower back pain at least once in our lifetime. In fact, back pain is one of the most common reasons people see a physician or miss work. 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 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. 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 many patients in Mackenzie, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities thanks to the expert treatment and patient-centered approach of 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

Mackenzie, 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 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. Lower back pain can have many different causes, each with unique 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, with a duration of a few days to several 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 individuals experiencing acute pain begin to then experience chronic or recurring low back pain that consists of 12 or more weeks of persistent pain. The majority of chronic back pain sufferers are still able to find relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Mackenzie, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complicated issue and there are commonly many different factors at play when designing the best treatment plan.

As such, understanding the cause of your Mackenzie, MO low back pain is the critical first step to treating it. Physical therapists have a deep and valuable understanding of movement and movement dysfunction. If you come in for 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 with the use of:

  • 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 assessment 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

Mackenzie, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Mackenzie, MO low back pain is a condition commonly attributed to a variety of factors, it is often appropriate for a Mackenzie, MOlower back pain treatment course to include a combination of treatments. Your Mackenzie, 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

As an Axes patient, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Mackenzie, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. Our evidence-based treatments have been proven effective for managing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Mackenzie, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more serious
issue that requires more involved treatment such as steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. We partner closely with your referring physician in order to plan 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 tailor your Mackenzie, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey 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.

Success in Mackenzie, MO low back pain treatment depends upon proactive care and timely intervention. 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. 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 Mackenzie, 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.

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

Mackenzie, 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 help you move towards complete recovery, restoring your movement, eradicating your lower back pain, and protecting against future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Mackenzie, MO low back pain.

Access exceptional physical therapy care at the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Get one step closer to Mackenzie, MO low back pain relief by selecting 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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