MarathonPT: Where Does Back Pain Come From?

Marathon Monthly December 2019 Physical Therapy


Do your joints hurt? Is your back causing you trouble? Has your pain become unbearable? If so, you may benefit from spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation helps relievepressureon joints, reduce inflammation, and improvenerve function. It is a gentle, hands-on form of manual therapy that focuses on evaluating and enhancing spinal function. To learn more about how spinal manipulation could benefit you, give Marathon Physical Therapy a call today. Why is spinal manipulation so important? Your spine is a complicated structure of vertebrae, discs, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. Therefore, it takes a delicate balance to make sure it is at its peak level of health and function. This is why spinal manipulation is such an important form of treatment. If you are living with pain, you know how limiting it can be. In order to make sure your spine is at its optimum health, you must achieve the following: • Good posture and spinal curves. Our spinal manipulation services can help you get there. If you are in pain, contact Marathon Physical Therapy as soon as possible. We’ll evaluate your condition to determine if spinal manipulation will be the best course of treatment for you. Spinal manipulation as an effective, safe, and non-invasive treatment: Spinal manipulation isa treatmentmethod thathasbeenknown to relievea largevarietyof painful conditions. In fact, astudy publishedby the International Journal of Sports PhysicalTherapysupportsspinalmanipulationasaneffectivemodeof treatment. The study, titled “Effectiveness of Physical Therapist Administered Spinal Manipulation for the Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of the Literature” analyzed data from several reputable medical journals to determine the effectiveness of spinal manipulation on patients living with lower back pain. Six randomized control trials were included for review and thoroughly assessed by the researchers. Results were overwhelmingly positive for the success of spinal manipulation. The conclusion is as follows: “Based on the findings of this systematic review there is evidence to support the use of spinal manipulation by physical therapists in clinical practice. Physical therapyspinalmanipulationappears tobea safe intervention that improvesclinical outcomes for patients with low back pain.” • Strong abdominal and core muscles. • Strong spinal and gluteus muscles. • Good flexibility and balance with side-bending and rotation.

Find relief today with Marathon Physical Therapy: Your physical therapist can check your spine alignment to check for areas that could be improved. It is wise to have your spine checked every 6 months, in order to ensure that it is moving how it should. At Marathon Physical Therapy, our physical therapists are experts in the field of spine health who can help your spine get back to its normal level of function. Spinal manipulation has had a very positive effect on many of our patients. Our physical therapists can help you restore more natural movement to yourspinal joints, improveyourflexibility to increase jointfluidcirculation, improve your spinal muscle strength, and educate you on correct posture and prevention techniques. If you have been living with pain and you’re looking for relief contact Marathon Physical Therapy today. By treating pain early with spinal manipulation, we can resolve the issue so it doesn’t progress. Don’t live with the limits of your pain – improve your spine health with us today!

TOP CAUSES OF BACK PAIN 1. Herniated or bulging discs 2. Inflammation 3. Spinal stenosis 4. Accidents & injuries

5. Arthritis 6. Sprains & strains 7. Spasms 8. Depression & anxiety

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