Lower Back Pain & Sciatica Injuries

17 07, 2020

5 Tips to Preventing Sciatica

By |July 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

Let’s face it: Nobody wants to live with pain, but it’s harder to avoid injuries and pain as we get older.  The risk of back pain increases after the age of 30. Sciatica is one of the leading types of lower back pain, with up to 40% of Americans suffering from sciatica at some point in their lives.  Any condition that aggravates the sciatic nerve (the long nerve that runs from your lower back to just above your calves), thereby causing pain, is considered sciatica. If you think you have sciatica but haven’t had a proper diagnosis yet, it’s time to make an appointment with a low back [...]

9 07, 2020

Three Conditions that Mimic Sciatica

By |July 9th, 2020|Tags: , |

Have you recently searched your symptoms on the web and believe you have sciatica? Not so fast! Sciatica is a very common condition that causes pain, numbness, and/or tingling extending from the lower back to the backside of the leg, usually stopping at the calf. But sciatica isn’t the only condition that causes these symptoms. Nobody likes to get treated for the wrong condition – what a time waster! If you’ve tried at-home treatments for sciatica and haven’t felt relief, it’s possible that you’ve diagnosed yourself incorrectly. Save yourself time and money by getting it right the first time. See a doctor or lower back pain specialist, such as a Doctor of [...]

9 07, 2020

What’s the Best Way to Treat Sciatica?

By |July 9th, 2020|Tags: , |

When you have sciatica, it is difficult to tell which sciatica treatment works best when there are so many options. Will those special oils, supplements, posture braces, and painkillers get rid of sciatica for good? Unfortunately, there is a lot of false marketing when it comes to sciatica treatment. Many of the creams, oils, and special devices used to treat sciatica are not backed by science and research. What about the painkillers or muscle relaxants prescribed by a doctor? Prescription medications like painkillers, injections, and muscle relaxants can reduce pain, but they usually fail to treat sciatica permanently. Plus, who wants to risk harmful side-effects or opioid dependence? On the bright side, [...]

5 04, 2020

Lower Back Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL: Here’s What You Need to Know

By |April 5th, 2020|Tags: , |

Rid that pesky low back pain for good with a 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? Lower Back 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). Are you [...]

22 01, 2020

Why You Should Choose Back In Motion Physical Therapy

By |January 22nd, 2020|Tags: |

Living your life with pain and some type of limiting condition can affect every aspect of your life. No matter how small or severe the condition is, it is going to be a constant nudge on your wellbeing and a block to living your life to the fullest.  Think about this, you want to stand up and catch a good glance of your child performing on stage, but your back pain is not letting you do that. Or... that competitive running used to be your passion but is now just a dream because the pain in your legs won't let you run.  It's not just your life goals and dreams that get [...]

10 07, 2019

A Definitive Guide To Lower Back Physical Therapy

By |July 10th, 2019|

Patients suffering from lower back pain are often recommended lower back physical therapy for drug-free and nonsurgical treatment options before considering more aggressive treatments. Lower back physical therapy involves treatments that help you recover from a lower surgery you may have had or to help you prevent one and get back to your active lifestyle quickly. Physical therapy focuses on relieving pain, promote healing, and restoring function and movement but also addressing the cause of your back pain and not just the symptoms. It is carried out by professionally trained Doctors of Physical Therapy – educated specifically in the evaluation and conservative management of spine disorders. The Lower Back Conditions Physical [...]

5 04, 2019

How to Heal a Herniated Disc without Surgery?

By |April 5th, 2019|

A herniated disc can press on the nerves in your spine and give rise to pain, weakness, and numbness in several body parts, including neck, back, arms and legs. Sometimes these symptoms can be severe enough to hamper your life. Problems of your herniated disc condition should start to improve on its own within a few weeks. The improvement can speed up if accompanied by physiotherapy sessions and a few targeted exercises. Doctor may also prescribe some home exercises and pain killers. What causes a herniated disc? Your spines are made of individual bones or discs that stack up to structure your entire spine. Spinal disc is composed of a softer center [...]

5 04, 2019

Why Inversion Tables Don’t Work?

By |April 5th, 2019|

Inversion tables are used in inversion therapy in which a patient is suspended upside down for several minutes. The aim of the treatment is to relieve back pain or similar ailments. The underlying theory says that by inverting a person, it is possible to reverse the effect of gravity on the body. Gravity causes muscles, bones, and joints of the back compress spine over time and it is the reason that contributes chronic back pain. Inversion therapy acts as a gentle massage and thereby helps people find some relief from chronic back pain. In some cases, inversion therapy is an effective way to heal short-term back pain. However, in many conditions, they [...]

6 03, 2019

Why do You Get Back Pain When Sitting?

By |March 6th, 2019|

A healthy body is the real wealth! Ask anyone in the slightest of physical distress and they will tell you. Any form of pain of any varying intensity in any part of the body is hard to ignore and enough to make our day miserable. Back pain is one such evil. It can turn a good day blue, a sunny morning into a rainy day, and affect your health badly in the long run. Back pain can be benign or sign of something more serious happening in your body. However, the back pain that you get while sitting is most likely to be a posture problem, or that arising from pressure on [...]