Category: Sciatica

Do You Suffer From Lower Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help

Do You Suffer From Lower Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help

December 5th, 2020

3 Easy Ways To Start Managing Your Pain Dealing with back pain can be extremely uncomfortable and inconvenient. Tons of people turn to prescription medication to manage their pain, but with opioid dependence on the rise, many of them are looking for a better option. According to a study in the BMC Health Services medical

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Posture Perfect: How to Correct Your Back Pain

Posture Perfect: How to Correct Your Back Pain

November 5th, 2020

If you suffer from back pain, you’re in good company. In fact, the most commonly reported area of pain is the back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between the years of 2004-2008 were due to back pain or injury. An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many

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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

September 15th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

August 15th, 2020

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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3 Indicators That Your Sciatica May Require Physical Therapy Intervention

February 20th, 2020

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body. While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physical therapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms. So, how do

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