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Importantly, in low back pain, the duration of the first episode has been positively associated with the probability of recurrence, with each recurrence marked by increasing severity and disability. This suggests that what happens during the first or incident episode may have a significant influence on the occurrence and severity of subsequent episodes and the development of long-term disability.

Low back pain is among the most commonly diagnosed conditions, affecting on average 80% of people at one point in their lives. Whether it is a mild annoying ache or severe debilitating pain, low back pain plagues the lives of millions of people around the world.

Various causes of low back pain

To treat low back pain, it is important to understand the cause. Low back pain can be caused by various issues such as:

  • Poor posture
  • Microtraumas (lack of moment, sitting for long periods, standing for long periods)
  • Car crashes
  • Slips and falls
  • Improper BiomechanicsLifting heavy or light objects
  • Poor movement patterns

The causes lead to:

  • Disc injuries
  • Sprain ligaments
  • Strained “pulled” muscles
  • Spinal misalignment (subluxation)

Low back evaluation:

Our evaluation for low back pain is designed to understand exactly the reason you are having low back pain. Through taking a through history, we will go through:

  • Palpation
  • Posture Assessment
  • Gait Analysis
  • Neurological tests
  • Orthopedic tests
  • Digital X Rays (if necessary, will be ordered)
  • Digital MRIs (if necessary, will be ordered)

Low back treatment:

Once we determine the cause of the low back pain, a course of care is initiated. This course of cause is comprised of some or all of the following:

  • Adjustments
  • Myofascial release
  • Corrective exercise
  • Laser therapy

During treatment we will determine how well your body is adapted to healing and monitor your progress. Every person is unique in this area which is why we tailor our programs specifically to each person. Our goal is to get you out of pain so that you can get back to enjoying what you love.