“My visit here was great and I progressed very fast. I’m well with no more back pain after the third visit! I am very thankful for the improvement the staff here sent me home with. I’m fully recovered.”
At any given time, about 25% of people in the United States report having low back pain within the past 3 months. In most cases, low back pain is mild and disappears on its own. For some people, back pain can return or hang on, leading to a decrease in quality of life, or even to disability.
If your low back pain is accompanied by the following symptoms, you should visit your local emergency department immediately:
There are 3 different types of low back pain:
Physical therapists can teach you how to use the following strategies to prevent back pain:
If you are having low back pain right now:
Not all low back pain is the same, so your physical therapist will design an individualized treatment plan for your specific back problem. Treatments may include: