Articles Back Pain Category

9 06, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Lower Back Physical Therapy – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

By |June 9th, 2021|

Rid that pesky low back pain for good with a lower back pain physical therapy treatment that targets the source of the pain -- not just the symptoms Are you considering physical therapy to feel relief from your lower back pain? Physical therapy is often the best method of treatment for low back pain because it can pinpoint the cause of the pain to diminish the pain for good. Those who seek physical therapy as a treatment for low back pain are less likely to have reoccurring back pain or develop chronic pain than those who try other forms of treatment, according to a report from UC Berkeley School of Public Health (2019). [...]

18 02, 2021

Non-Surgical Treatment For Chronic Back Pain

By |February 18th, 2021|

Are you living with or worried about someone suffering from chronic lower back pain? Hi, I'm Dr. Scott Gray. I'm the owner and founder of Back in Motion in Fort Myers, Florida. In this article, I'm gonna explain what chronic back pain is, why it occurs, and most importantly, what you can do about it. What Is Chronic Back Pain? Chronic lower back pain, by definition, is when back pain has persisted longer than a 12-week period. The reason why it's labeled as a 12-week period is that most tissues in the body can heal within a 12-week window. So after this period of time, we then are denoted or labeled [...]

6 10, 2019

Why Your Back Hurts from Sitting for Too Long

By |October 6th, 2019|

4 out of 5 adults suffer from back pain. If you’re here, you are currently one of those 4… For now. Many back pain sufferers struggle with what's causing their back pain, not realizing the 8 or more hours they spend sitting could be the main culprit, since the human body is not designed for prolonged sitting. A common reason your back may hurt is from bad posture while sitting in a slouched or hunched over position. When you slouch, your spine curves in the opposite direction, putting pressure on the discs (shock absorbers between the bones of the spine) onto the nerve, causing pain. In a more detailed explanation… You tend [...]

5 08, 2019

How You Can Overcome Your Lower Back Pain or Sciatica Without Surgery, Resting, or Taking Painkillers

By |August 5th, 2019|

If you suffer from back pain, this article may help you find relief sooner that you ever imagined. It turns out seeing a Doctor of Physical Therapy may not only get you pain free faster, but your individualized program can help you avoid a trip to the doctor entirely! Here’s why… If you are one of the many unfortunate people who suffer from back pain, you already know what a powerful, negative impact it can have on your life. The reality is, four out of five people will experience back pain during their lifetime. It’s so common that lower back pain is THE leading cause of disability worldwide! A frightening statistic. But [...]