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FIND RELIEF FOR YOUR ACHING BACKWITH PHYSICAL THERAPY INSIDE: • Find Relief With Kinetix Physical Therapy • Relieve Back Pain In Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight • Healthy Recipe According to the American Physical Therapy Association, back pain is the most commonly experienced type of pain across the United States. In fact, one in every four Americans has experienced back pain within the last three months. The type of pain felt in your back can vary, from a slight nagging ache to crippling, shooting pains. Because of this, it is no secret that back pain can limit you fromenjoying your daily life to the fullest. Fortunately, Kinetix Physical Therapy can get you the help you need so you can improve your quality of life! Did you know this about back pain? “Back pain” is an all-encompassing term used to describe a vast number of conditions that cause pain in the upper or lower back. Sports-related injuries, poor posture and car accidents are just a few of the many ways that someone can develop back pain. The most common cause of back pain is from sustaining an injury. This can happen in one of two ways - from an instant, sudden trauma, or from a repetitive-use injury that develops gradually over time. Because back pain is so commonplace in the United States, there is a lot of information we have on the topic. Here are some facts about back pain: • Back pain is the number one disability for those under age 45.
Do you suffer with pain? Seeing a Physical Therapist at Kinetix can help you return to a more active and pain-free life. Give us a call at 352-505-6665 today! • In the United States alone, there are an expected 31 million people with lower back pain at any given time. • Back pain runs second, only after the common cold, as the top reason for visiting a healthcare provider in the United States. • Experts place the likelihood of any person to experience some type of back problem in their lifetime at about 80%. That’s four out of every five people! • 30-40 percent of all workplace absences are due to back pain. • Approximately one quarter of U.S. adults reported having low back pain lasting at least one whole day in the past three months and 7.6% reported at least one episode of severe acute low back pain within a one-year period. • More than two-thirds of back strains are caused by lifting and other exertions, such as pulling and pushing. • Most cases of back pain are mechanical—meaning they are NOT caused by serious conditions, such as infection, fracture, or cancer. Keep reading to find out how physical therapists help back pain...
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