Old Monroe, MO

Old Monroe, MO

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

Old Monroe, MO Low Back Pain

Old Monroe, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Old Monroe, 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 substantial effects on spending and dependence on our healthcare industry.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended course of care for many sufferers of lower 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. Join the satisfied patients in Old Monroe, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities because of the expert care 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

Old Monroe, MO lower back pain is a prevalent condition that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during 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, accounting for approximately 149 million lost workdays per year. Lower back pain can have many different causes, each with its own set of risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most commonly found 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. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, which can last anywhere from several days to a few weeks. Often, people suffering from acute low back pain find relief within a few days without the need for major 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 consistent pain. The majority of those who suffer from chronic back pain are still able to find relief from their pain through physical therapy and related treatments.

Old Monroe, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and usually there are many different factors for your physical therapist to consider when designing the proper treatment plan.

As such, understanding the cause of your Old Monroe, MO low back pain is the critical first step to treating it. Physical therapists are well-versed in movement and movement dysfunction. During your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, you will be seen by a licensed physical who will work with you to comprehend 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 rule out other serious health conditions
  • An evaulation 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

Old Monroe, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

Because most Old Monroe, MO low back pain is attributed to multiple factors, your Old Monroe, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of a variety of related treatments. Your Old Monroe, MO low back pain physical therapist may treat your pain with:

  • 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 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, you will receive evaluation and treatment of your Old Monroe, 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 Old Monroe, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more serious
medical problem that requires more involved treatment such as steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. If we determine that this is the case for you, we will work closely with your physician to determine 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 Old Monroe, MO lower back pain physical therapy program to align with 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.

Success in Old Monroe, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. Recent data suggests 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 a great way to treat Old Monroe, 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 Old Monroe, 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. 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:

Old Monroe, 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 help you move towards complete recovery, restoring your movement, eliminating your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. Be prepared to say goodbye to your Old Monroe, 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 Old Monroe, 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
  • 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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