Treating Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most frequent complaints of people all over the world. It can affect any person at any age and most common incidents are found among the elderly. It is believed that 80% of people will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Physiotherapy is regarded as the safest and cost-effective way of recovering from such an event. Lower back pain treatment at Back To Health in Brooklyn is carried out by well-experienced physiotherapists. They use individual approach for every patient depending on the severity and the degree of dysfunction. The goal of treating patients with back pain is not only to restore pain-free movement and function of the back but also to reduce the risk of any back pain in the future. Lower back pain can potentially limit the day-to-day activities of the average person.

Lower Back Pain Treatment

There are many causes for pain in this region of the body; muscle strain, ligament strain, bulging disc and poor posture are at the top of the list of. Lifting heavy items and working on a wrong posture can reduce the joint stabilization and cause an injury. Extensive stretching of the body can do the same to the ligaments. They can get torn causing swelling, pain, and stiffness. Bulging intervertebral discs can also irritate spinal nerves and cause back pain, and this mostly occurs in the lower spine.

Most of the lower back pain responds well to physiotherapeutic treatments. Early assessment and accurate diagnosis are the main keys to management. Although the management plan will vary according to the cause, pain management will be the first main concern. Physiotherapists in Brooklyn will further use several other techniques or combine them with the main management techniques. The most commonly used therapeutic methods of treating lower back pain are electric stimulation, dry needling, traction and manual therapy.

Treating Lower Back Pain at Back To Health Physical and Occupation Therapy

With their special techniques, physiotherapists at Back To Health in Brooklyn will reduce the inflammation and thereby, reduce the pain and swelling. Then they will pay attention to normalizing the range of movement of this part of the spine. Making your moves and bends an easier task, the treatment will slowly restore your daily functional abilities. The muscles of the back will be strengthened using special exercises and therapeutic techniques. These exercises will also strengthen the abdominal muscles that support in holding the spine straight. That is why the exercise will target the back as well as the abdomen.

Once the back pain is fully addressed and treated, the lower back pain treatment at Back to Health Physical and Occupational Therapy in Brooklyn will focus on preventing future back pains. Therefore, people with lower back pain will be provided with exercises to be trained and performed at home in order to maintain the flexibility of the spine and the strength of the core muscles. A recurrence of lower back pain is possible if the rehabilitation of the spine doesn’t happen properly. Getting treated by our physiotherapists will not only assure healing but will also assure in preventing any future incidences.

Contact Back To Health Physical & Occupational Therapy in Brooklyn today at 888.538.0988 and let our team of professionals treat your lower back pain and help you resume your daily activities with a vibrant health state.

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