Finding Relief For Your Back Pain

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“Back Pain Was Limiting My Active Lifestyle, So I Decide To Do Something About It! ” Finding Relief For Your Back Pain Do you suffer from an aching back? Whether it is a short-lived muscle spasm, or a long-term problem, your back is telling you something! Your spine is a complex structure made up of bones, muscles, discs, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. It is the hub of your nervous system where messages to and from your brain travel to different parts of your body. It is so complex, that it takes years for you to master the ability to stand up straight, walk, and run. Inflammation weakens the spinal muscles and leg muscles, causing difficulty with everyday activities. Getting up and down from the floor, squatting, standing for long periods, and even walking can become a problem. This can really affect your life and the longer the problem persists, themore long-termdamage can occur. Quickly Relieve Low Back Pain Most low back pain can easily be treated with physical therapy and without the need for surgery, or prolonged medication. Physical therapy can reduce inflammation, restore proper function, restore normal back strength and prevent future injury. Maintaining and building muscle strength is particularly important to getting you back to doing the things you love to do, without worrying about the pain.

Whether you have back pain, neck pain, or radiating arm / leg pain, we can help. Your spine must be flexible, strong, and healthy in order for you to maintain a pain free body. We ensure that you’ll achieve the best results for your back/neck pain with the Johns Creek Physical Therapy spine program. UPPER SPINE “ Why Am I Suffering FromBack Pain?” 3 Common SPINE ProblemAreas

MID SPINE Pain or injuries here can cause limited motion and mid-back pain. The nerves exiting this area are responsible for digestion, heart and lung function. Limited motion here also increases the amount of strain on the lower spine. LOWER SPINE A common area of low back pain and radiating leg pain. This area can cause a significant amount of back pain because it is supposed to rotate with walking. Furthermore, this is a common area for disc herniation that can cause pain, numbness and tingling into the buttocks, thighs, legs or feet.

Pain or injury here is often responsible for headaches to the scalp and face. This area helps with overall body balance and the ability to rotate the neck. Conditions involving the upper spine often present as limited motion and contribute to a forward head posture. As a result, this increases strain on the neck causing muscle pain and tension. In addition, weakness and pain to the shoulders, arms, hands, and fingers can be common.

Who do you know that needs our help?


If you know someone suffering with aches and pains give the gift of health. Refer them to Johns Creek Physical Therapy today. Pass along this newsletter or have them call us directly for a Free Back Pain Consultation. Why You Should Come In For Another Check-Up: � Move without pain � Bend and move freely � Balance confidently & securely � Sit for long periods comfortably � Walk for long distances � Live an active & healthy lifestyle

DO I NEED A PRESCRIPTION TO START PHYSICAL THERAPY? NO, you don’t. Although we see many patients sent directly by their physician, in the state of Georgia, a licensed physical therapist may begin the physical therapy process by performing a full physical therapy evaluation. We will verify benefits for you so that you can get started right away. Call Today! 770-622-5344

Exercise To Strengthen Core

TANDEM STANCE Stand with one foot directly in front of the other so that the toes of one foot touch the heel of the other. Maintain your balance. Hold for 20 seconds. Repeat 3 times. Helps strengthen your core to keep away low back pain.

Back treatment helped me regain confidence! “Thank you so much to the staff at Johns Creek Physical Therapy! After surgery, I lost a lot of strength. Back treatment helped me regain confidence in what my body is capable of! I jogged this morning my first run in eight months! Thanks Johns Creek!” - A.Z.


Attention Back Pain Sufferers!

a Do you have back pain at the end of the day? a Do you suffer from stiffness or swelling? a Do you take pain relievers multiple times a week? If you have answered “Yes” to any of the questions, we can help.


Mention or Bring in This Coupon Today For a FREE Back Pain Analysis

Call Today! 770-622-5344 Offer valid until 03-28-17

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