Olympian Village, MO

Olympian Village, MO

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

Olympian Village, MO Low Back Pain

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

Physical therapy has fortunately moved into the mainstream, accepted and recommended as a viable 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 be successful in restoring movement, protecting you from future injuries and complications, and managing or erradicating your pain. Be among the many patients in Olympian Village, 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 meaningful relief from low back pain by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Olympian Village, 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 also one of the most common 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 specific risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most likely to occur 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 is generally categorized as either acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, which can last anywhere from several days to several weeks. Fortunately, many people suffering from acute low back pain are able to experience relief within a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

Unfortunately, about 20 percent of individuals experiencing acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of constant pain. The good news is that most of those who suffer from chronic back pain are still able to find relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Olympian Village, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a intricate issue and usually there are multiple factors at play when planning out the right treatment plan.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your Olympian Village, 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, one of our licensed physical therapists will work with you to comprehend the cause of your lower back pain by conducting:

  • 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 assessment 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
    • Nerve disorders such as sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Olympian Village, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As most Olympian Village, MO low back pain is attributed to multiple factors, your Olympian Village, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of a variety of related treatments. Your Olympian Village, 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 and flexibility exercises
  • 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, your Olympian Village, MO low back pain will be evaluated and treated by highly qualified physical therapists with years of experience treating complex spine and back problems like yours in the Olympian Village, MO area. Our evidence-based treatments have been proven effective for addressing and removing lower back pain for many of our Olympian Village, MO patients. Unfortunately, rare cases occur where the back pain is caused by a more significant
health issue that requires additional treatment like steroid injections or surgery as an alternative if conservative care doesn’t resolve your condition. If we determine that this is the case for you, we will work closely with your physician to design the best course of management if you are not responding as intended.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Olympian Village, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey to align with your individual needs. Our individualized style of care allows us to provide quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to each patient we see. This is especially valuable in low back pain treatment, which is commonly complex and influenced by multiple factors.

Success in Olympian Village, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. 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. 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 Olympian Village, MO low back pain because it can address the source of pain without harmful 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 Olympian Village, 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 prevent additional 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:

Olympian Village, 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, overcoming your limitations, removing your lower back pain, and preventing further back issues or disability. In our hands, your Olympian Village, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive premium physical therapy care through one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Get one step closer to Olympian Village, 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
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

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