New Melle, MO

New Melle, MO

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

New Melle, MO Low Back Pain

New Melle, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in New Melle, 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 course of care for many sufferers of lower 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 New Melle, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities due to the knowledgeable treatment and individualized approach we take at Axes Physical Therapy. Explore how we can bring you lasting low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

New Melle, MO lower back pain is a prevalent condition experienced by an estimated 80% of the population at some point in 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. Lower back pain can have many different causes, 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. Acute cases are more common, which can last anywhere from several days to several weeks. Often, people suffering from acute low back pain find relief within a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

Unfortunately, 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. The majority of those who suffer from chronic back pain can still get relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

New Melle, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and there are commonly multiple factors at play when designing the best course of treatment.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your New Melle, MO low back pain. Physical therapists are well-versed in movement and movement dysfunction. During your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, one of our licensed physical therapists will work with you to comprehend 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 observation of your movement

Common causes of low back pain:

  • 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

New Melle, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because most New Melle, MO low back pain is attributed to multiple factors, your New Melle, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of a combination of treatments. Your New Melle, 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 to improve flexibility
  • 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 New Melle, MO low back pain from a qualified physical therapist with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the New Melle, MO area. We employ data-backed treatment methods that are objectively successful in managing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our New Melle, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
issue that requires more involved treatment like steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. We partner closely with your referring physician so we can determine the best course of management if your pain does not respond to treatments as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your New Melle, MO lower back pain physical therapy program your individual needs. This patient-centered style of care is our secret to delivering quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to every one of our patients. This is a strength particularly when it comes to low back pain treatment, which is often complex and influenced by multiple factors.

The efficacy of New Melle, 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 New Melle, MO low back pain because it can address the source of pain without harmful 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 New Melle, 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 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:

New Melle, 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 protecting against future back issues or disability. In our hands, your New Melle, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive exceptional physical therapy care through the locally owned and operated Axes branch that is most conveniently located for you. Get one step closer to New Melle, 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
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy, McKenzie
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Addie Kersting
Front Office Supervisor
Julie Freiner
OTR/L, CHT
Samantha Bixby
PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Farren Holman
PT, DPT, Astym Cert.
Matt Williams
MS, OTR/L, ATC/L
Jeff Hunter
Clinic Director, PT, Cert. MDT, MBA

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