Do You Have Lower Back Pain?
Do you suffer from lower back pain? If so, you are not alone! Nearly 80% of Americans experience some form of back pain at least occasionally. Back pain is slightly more common in women than in men, and about 54% of lower back pain cases in America involve individuals who spend the majority of their day sitting at a desk. Fortunately, with proper treatment, around 90% of lower back pain cases resolve within 6 weeks.
The 3 Most Common Types of Lower Back Pain.
Proper diagnosis or assessment and treatment is an important first step in the process of alleviating your lower back pain. We can help assess the cause of your back pain. The three most common types of lower back pain include 1) muscle strains or ligament sprains, 2) disc herniations or bulging discs, and 3) lumbar degenerative disc disease.
Causes of Lower Back Pain.
Some causes of back pain result from traumatic injury, while others can simply be traced to poor posture or a sedentary lifestyle. We encourage you to examine and evaluate your posture and daily activities in order to discover the root cause of your lower back pain, and determine the most effective method of treatment.
Treatments for Lower Back Pain.
Our team of sports and injury massage therapists specialize in the normalization of soft-tissue. We are trained to assess and treat your lower back pain symptoms. Whether your pain is from poor posture or improper movements, we can help. Our skilled team can help assess your pain pattern, administer treatments and give you stretches and basic exercises to help unwind your pain pattern. We work closely with acupuncturists, physical therapists, chiropractors and doctors and we can help refer you to any of these medical practitioners if needed.
Feel free to contact our owner and Injury Specialist, David, with any of your injury questions at 303-444-1171. He has over 18 years experience working with injuries and athletes.