Spine Injuries

Spine Injuries

Whether it’s related to the neck or back, spine injuries can happen to anyone, at any age.  Almost all Americans will experience spine related pain at some point in their life.  Physical therapy is effective at treating this type of pain as a matter of fact exercise through Physical Therapy has been shown to reduce the risk of back pain by 25-40%.  As an expert in body mechanics and exercise prescription, a physical therapist can help get you back to work or activities faster in most instances. Physical Therapy also plays a vital role in outcomes both pre and post- operative for almost all spine injuries. The human spine is a complicated structure that requires an expert to asses and treat effectively.

The following are some, but not all of the common conditions we treat:

Chronic neck/back pain

Sciatica

Spinal stenosis

Herniated/bulging discs

Impaired posture

Headaches

Degenerative disc disease

As well as just about any pain radiating from the neck or back.

At SportsCare, our Physical Therapists may employ a multitude of treatment options which may include, manual therapies such as joint mobilizations, manual stretching, spinal manipulations, and soft tissue mobilization to reduce pain and improve your mobility.  When appropriate techniques such as the McKenzie method, which focuses on movement patterns and home exercises to help reduce dysfunctions in the spine may be utilized. At SportsCare, each patient’s rehabilitation program is custom tailored to meet their body’s specific needs and expectations, it is also modified as you progress to help you achieve your goals as quickly as possible. Our dedicated staff is here to assist you in reaching a level of performance or function equal to or exceeding that prior to injury.

 

Please contact your SportsCare Physical Therapy location to schedule an appointment.

We look forward to meeting you.