Low Back Pain is often referred to as Lumbago. Acute or Chronic Low Back Pain is a condition where one experiences intense pain in the lower region of the spine. This very common condition is very treatable and often caused by injury to a muscle or ligament connected to the spine. Some common causes of low back pain are ruptured or bulging disc, arthritis, improper lifting, and incorrect posture.
How do you know? Low Back Pain can feel like a dull ache, stabbing and or shooting pain. This pain can make if difficult to walk, stand, or sit for certain periods of time. Acute back pain happens suddenly usually due to an injury and goes away fairly quickly. Where as chronic back pain lasts more than 3 months.
Treatment Physical Therapy is a great way to get relief from acute or chronic low back pain. Our therapists will perform an evaluation to help create a plan of care designed just for you. Your plan will include a variety of exercises and stretches along with the use of different modalities to help improve range of motion and function and decrease pain and soreness.