Nothing’s as bad as a bad back
Back pain can affect anyone of any age at any time. Most back pain is musculoskeletal in origin, and it can come on from nowhere, without warning and it can be a frequently reoccurring problem.
Acute Back Pain
Acute back pain is often associated with an isolated muscle strain, ligament sprain or joint or disc dysfunction. It frequently results from repeated unbalanced loading on the spine, or a sudden awkward movement.
Reoccurring Back Pain
Reoccurring back pain is usually associated with lifestyle factors such as inactivity or being tense and overexerting yourself. Your spine becomes sensitive and this changes the way you move. It is rarely linked to damage or disease and is not something you have to live with.
Can Physiotherapy help relieve back pain?
Whatever your age or activity level, if your back pain is interfering with your home life, work and sleep or stopping you from moving well, you should seek help. Early and effective management is essential for a quicker recovery.
With decades of experience treating acute and persistent back pain, our physiotherapists are experts at pinpointing your issues. We begin by discussing your physical history to understand how you move your body. Then we conduct a thorough physical examination to identify the underlying cause of your back-pain episode – including unhelpful postures and movement patterns, and areas that lack muscle strength to support a resilient spine.
Physiotherapy can help in the acute phase of back pain with simple soft tissue treatment and helpful advice. By identifying the demands you place on your body, we can build a program that will help relieve your pain issues.
A doctor’s referral is not necessary, so call us now. We make every effort to see you as quickly as possible, usually on the same day.