Common Causes of Back Pain and When to Seek Treatment

Back pain is more than discomfort. It can be debilitating. With back pain, it’s difficult to perform normal daily tasks like walking or picking up objects or sitting. The causes of back pain vary and are not always serious. Sometimes back pain is the result of strain...

Four signs you need physical therapy for back pain treatment

Back pain is a normal part of life that can happen for a number of reasons. Perhaps you tried to pick up an object that was too heavy or maybe you’ve been sitting at the computer for too long. In many cases of back pain, the pain is minor and goes away after a few...

Treatments for back pain

Have you ever thought about what it means when someone says they have your back? This is another way of saying that they’ll support you, but why say they have your back? Well, your back has the important responsibility of supporting your upper body. The back not only...

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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...

Three causes of lower back and buttock pain

Three causes of lower back and buttock pain

Why do my lower back and buttocks hurt? If this is a question you’ve been asking yourself, the answer is there are many issues that can cause pain in these areas. After all, both these structures are vital to routine activities like walking, standing and picking up...

How physical therapists can help treat a slipped disc

How physical therapists can help treat a slipped disc

You could be experiencing back pain on a daily basis, and you aren’t alone if that’s true. In fact, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) warns that 80% of Americans are likely to experience some form of back pain during their lifetime. A slipped disc is one...

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