Physical Therapy For Back Pain
Back pain is a very common issue. According to the Mayo Clinic, approximately 80% of all Americans will have low back pain at least once in their lives.
Our spine is designed in such a way that Humans can perform all activities in erect posture by optimizing the constant external force. Gravity is one of the major external force, constantly being neutralized by our body’s intelligent structural design and internal forces generated from various tissues. Different back pain and dysfunction may occur when there is an imbalance between these forces.
Neck and back pain can fall in one of the common category of spinal dysfunction.
Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and doctor visits. Although back pain may be painful and uncomfortable, it is not usually serious. Even though back pain can affect people of any age, it is significantly more common among adults aged between 35 and 55 years. Experts say that back pain is associated with the way our bones, muscles, and ligaments in our back work together.
Our physical therapist at Synergy Rehab Inc. evaluate back pain thoroughly and trace the root cause of it before designing the treatment plan. In our practice we found that majority of back pain cases have underlying Pelvic Malalignment Dysfunction. Significant number of back pain with radiculitis in lower extremity and absence of positive findings for sciatic nerve impingement, may be due to irritation of Sacrospinous and Sacrotuberous ligaments of pelvis resulted due to Sacral torsion. These are sclerotomal pain and will never get better in long term with traditional treatment like Traction, hot packs, and massage.
Thoraco lumbar syndrome can also cause back pain due to irritation of spinal cutaneous nerve resulted from T11-12 and L1-2 dysfunction.
Neck pain could be facet joint dysfunction of cervical spine in various level. Upper cervical spine (C2-3 )dysfunction may cause neck pain and Headache. In some cases this condition may also cause nausea and dizziness due to autonomic response. In absence of positive findings for cervical nerve impingement, radicular symptom in the upper extremity may be due to thoracic spine dysfunction.
Our well trained physical therapist are well equipped with knowledge to locate the main source of pain and provide appropriate treatment strategy to achieve faster, long term recovery.
For more information on Physical Therapy For Back Pain , contact us at Southfield & Clinton Township, MI clinics.