New Town, MO

New Town, MO

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

New Town, MO Low Back Pain

New Town, MO Low back pain. If you suffer from low back pain in New Town, 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. 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 spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Physical therapy has fortunately moved into the mainstream, 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. Join the many patients in New Town, MO who have experienced significant low back pain relief and a return to normal activities thanks to the knowledgeable care and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Let us help you find complete low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

New Town, 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, low back pain 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 wide variety of issues and conditions that can cause lower back pain, each with its own set of risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most common 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 can be labeled as either acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, with a duration of a few days to several weeks. Often, people who ecounter acute low back pain find relief after a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

Unfortunately, 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 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 Town, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complicated issue and usually there are many different factors that must be addressed when planning out the best treatment plan.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your New Town, MO low back pain. As physical therapists, we are experts in movement and movement dysfunction. When you attend your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, you will be seen by a licensed physical who will work with you to understand where your lower back pain issue arises 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

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

New Town, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As New Town, MO low back pain is a condition commonly caused by a variety of factors, your New Town, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of a variety of related treatments. Your New Town, 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 New Town, 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 effective for addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our New Town, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more serious
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 plan the best course of management if your pain does not respond to treatments as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

As a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your New Town, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey your individual needs. This patient-centered approach 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 commonly complex and influenced by multiple factors.

The efficacy of New Town, 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 New Town, MO low back pain because it can address the source of pain without harmful side effects and there is considerable evidence supporting its reliability.

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 Town, 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:

New Town, MO Low Back Pain Treatment at Axes Physical Therapy

You deserve relief from your back pain. Experience that relief with physical therapy. When you become a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, you will undergo personalized care through evidence-based treatments, all under the care of our exceptionally talented licensed practicing physical therapists. We will put you on the track towards complete recovery, overcoming your limitations, eliminating your lower back pain, and preventing future back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your New Town, MO low back pain.

Access premium 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 New Town, MO low back pain treatment 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
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (Astym)
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Video Motion Analysis
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Katee Strunk
Front Office Team Lead
John Ruesler
DPT, CMPT, Astym Cert.

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