What exercises are involved in physical therapy after back surgery?

Many issues that affect the back can be successfully treated without surgery, but that doesn’t mean that some problems won’t require surgery to heal properly.  Medical research is also reporting that more and more people are electing to have back surgery. One...

Can you have both lower back and hip pain?

It may seem odd, but the answer to this question is clearly found in a children’s song. Anyone who’s ever heard or sung “The Skeleton Dance” knows that “the hip bone’s connected to the backbone.” This is a simplistic interpretation of the connection between the hips...

Learn why you’re experiencing lower back and buttock pain

There are many parts of the body that we think of as being closely linked. The wrist and hand are one example. Likewise, anyone who has felt lower back and upper buttock pain can tell you how closely these two areas are linked.  The lower back is also called the...

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Can you have both lower back and hip pain?

Can you have both lower back and hip pain?

It may seem odd, but the answer to this question is clearly found in a children’s song. Anyone who’s ever heard or sung “The Skeleton Dance” knows that “the hip bone’s connected to the backbone.” This is a simplistic interpretation of the connection between the hips...

Why do I have lower back pain?

Why do I have lower back pain?

Figuring out why you have lower back pain is a vital first step in the process of treating your pain. It can be difficult to determine the cause of your pain on your own, but working with a physical therapist can make it easier to learn the source of your pain.  There...

What’s causing my lower back and buttock pain?

What’s causing my lower back and buttock pain?

You might think that a simple muscle strain is the answer to this question, and it could very well be. However, there are other issues that can also lead to a combination of lower back and buttock pain.  Most people are familiar with lower back pain, and many have...

How long do sciatica symptoms last?

How long do sciatica symptoms last?

The answer to this question can vary, but generally, acute sciatica symptoms take between one and two weeks to resolve. However, there are factors that can drastically affect how long sciatica symptoms last.  Sciatica occurs when one of the sciatic nerves is being...

Treating lower back pain with physical therapy exercises

Download Free Guide One of the most common types of pain in adults is lower back pain. It can occur for many reasons, including: Sitting for too long Overexertion in physical activity Incorrect posture when picking things up Traumatic injury Weighing too much Smoking...

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