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Get specialized Back Pain Treatment at Physical Therapy Of SA

Back pain is an experience that almost everyone has undergone, and it occurs in more than 80% of people at some point in their lives. This can be anything from a gnawing pain to a paralyzing sharp discomfort that will leave you unable to do your daily chores. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel.
 
Physical Therapy of SA provides individualized treatment for back pain, helping you manage it and get your freedom of movement back on track. Our skilled practitioners will plan therapy sessions tailor-made just for you, enabling you to resume doing things that make your life meaningful. Take control of your back problems with Physical Therapy of SA today.

Understanding Back Pain

The back is a complicated structure that consists of bones (vertebrae), discs, muscles, ligaments, and nerves. Backaches can originate from any of these structures. Some common causes include:

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Physical therapy has several benefits over medication or surgery for treating back pain. It is a safe, non-invasive procedure that can:

How Can Physical Therapy of SA Help?

In Physical Therapy of SA, well-seasoned physical therapists will take a thorough approach to diagnosing your back pain. We shall conduct an extensive evaluation that includes a physical examination and review of your previous medical records.

A personalized treatment plan may involve the following, depending on what you require:
Various techniques such as massage, joint mobilization, and stretching can help enhance flexibility, reduce pain, and improve the function of joints.
A customized exercise program will strengthen your core muscles, improve posture, increase spine support, and prevent future pain occurrences.
We will equip you with information and resources that will enable you to manage your pain, avoid future problems, and keep a healthy back.
Other methods like heat, cold packs, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation may reduce pain and inflammation.

Living with Back Pain

These are some tips for managing back pain between sessions of Physical Therapy of SA:
Practice good posture

Stand tall, relax your shoulders, and allow your knees to bend a bit.

Use correct lifting techniques

Bend at the knees, keep your back straight, and lift with your legs.

Take breaks

Get up after every 30 minutes of sitting or standing.

Apply hot or cold packs

Heat can help loosen stiff muscles, while ice can reduce inflammation.

Maintain a healthy body weight

Extra pounds put more pressure on your back.

Learn relaxation techniques

Stress worsens back pain. Activities such as meditation or yoga can help with this condition.

Sleep adequately

Aim for 7-8 hours each night on a firm sleep surface.

Take control of your lower back pain right now

Do not let back pain stop you from enjoying life. At Physical Therapy of SA, we want to help you get rid of this condition forever so that you can find pleasure in everything you love doing. Call us today to schedule an appointment to treat your chronic back pain.

FAQs

Physical therapy can effectively treat both acute and chronic back pain. Despite its intensity, Physical Therapy of SA can relieve it and even enhance functionality.
The length of your treatment will be determined by how severe your injury is and what goals you want to attain. In general, 4-6 weeks is the average duration of treatment plans, but this may differ.
Although some forms of physical therapy may cause mild discomfort, the main objective is to minimize pain and improve your condition. Our therapists will always speak frankly with you to make adjustments to the program that are needed to make you comfortable.
Sometimes, you may need to obtain a reference from your doctor. To find out the specifics, contact your insurance company.