Back pain is extremely common Problem seen nowadays. Most back pain is the result of an injury, such as muscle sprains or strains due to sudden movements or poor body mechanics while lifting heavy Objects. Acute back pain can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, while chronic back pain is pain that lasts longer than three months. Low back pain is more likely to occur in individuals between the ages of 30 and 50. This is partly due to the changes that occur in the body with aging.
Physiotherapists should be able to assess, diagnose and intervene without the use of diagnostic imaging. Early treatment is the key to decreasing pain. Treatment that focuses on exercise, and posture improves symptoms quickly and reduces your chance for recurrence.
A physical therapist will tailor treatment to your specific problem, based on a thorough examination and the probable causes of your low back pain. Physiotherapists skilled in manual therapy use precise hands-on techniques to relieve stiffness and improve movement of the joints and muscles of your spine. Movement exercises that restore motion and decrease radiating or referred pain. Progressive strengthening exercises that focus on core stability and endurance.
Causes of back pain