Healthfx Physiotherapy
Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Whether through stress and strain, injury or accident, most people suffer with back pain in one form or another. When back pain is severe or becomes chronic affecting everyday simple functions such as walking, sitting and standing, physiotherapy care offers an effective and drug-free alternative to eliminating back pain problems at their source. Certified Healthfx Physiotherapy practitioners provide thorough evaluations, diagnosis and customized treatments for a full range of back problems that may include:

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Disc herniation
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Upper back and neck pain
  • Lower back pain

When to See a Physiotherapist for Back Pain

Early diagnosis and treatment for back pain and all musculoskeletal conditions is important to avoid more serious problems and prevent additional injuries. Even so-called mild back pain is best addressed promptly with a physical therapy consultation to treat back problems before they evolve into more serious problems.

Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapist use a variety of diagnostic methods and treatment techniques that include hands-on manual therapy, exercise, laser therapy, and tailored physical therapy care that can complement recommendations made by other health care providers treating your back pain problem.

Treating Back Pain Problems

Although many people treat back pain with a variety of pain medications, physiotherapy therapies are aimed at eliminating the underlying cause of the problem as opposed to merely treating or masking symptoms only. Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapists provides a range of treatments for back pain problems that include:

Spinal Physiotherapy

A fundamental technique in all physical therapy care, Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapist are trained and extensively experienced with offering the most gentle therapy of positioning and manual therapy that can support healing and help eliminate severe and chronic back pain problems related to a variety of conditions. Spinal manual therapy is a hands-only method that may sometimes include the use varying degrees of pressure to restore movement in the joints following a complete clinical evaluation of your condition and specific needs.

Additional Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapist techniques used to address back pain issues include:

  • Manual therapy – Used to restore movement in the soft tissues and joints
  • Functional focus - Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapist will utilize function to guide your treatment goals.
  • Myofascial release – Sustained pressure is applied to relax and release tissue in the fascia, which is the thin membrane that surrounds and connects muscle.
  • Articulatory – Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapist gently restore joint play through repetitive movement to release tension and increase mobility.
  • Exercise therapy – Healthfx Physiotherapy physical therapist provide therapeutic exercise programs to improve strength and endurance in the muscle that support your trunk and spine.

Consult with  Healthfx Physiotherapy physiotherapists to learn more about a variety of physical therapists care solutions to relieve chronic pain that also include:

  • Massage therapy
  • Physical rehabilitation exercises and therapies
  • Lifestyle recommendations
  • Manual Physiotherapy and more

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