Johns Creek: Back Pain & Difficulty Walking


DeEtta is a long time resident of the Johns Creek Community. Originally from West Virginia she moved to Atlanta in 1988 and is now retired from a career at Lucent Technologies. DeEtta is a member of Johns Creek Baptist Church where she also serves as Secretary – Treasurer of her Sunday School class. She is also the Johns Creek Community Host and Registrar for the Ballroom Dance Community. She enjoys gardening, crochet, knitting, and of course, ball room dance. DeEtta first came to Johns Creek Physical Therapy in 2006 following knee surgery and Studies of people with chronic low back pain show that they have walking abnormalities. When these are corrected by physical therapy and sometimes shoe inserts (orthotics), back pain is reduced significantly. Research has also shown that chronic back pain responds very well to walking, exercise and physical therapy. For those seeking natural relief, nothing could bemore natural or self-empowering as learning how to correct your walking and stride to relieve your back pain. Call us today to learn more how we can put the spring back in your step! In addition to abdominal weakness, a lack of strength in the gluteals and hamstrings leads to forward pelvic tilt. Exercises must be done to strengthen both the abdominals and gluteals. Walking gives the gluteals a good workout. The abdominal muscles can be conditioned through physical therapy and easy weight training exercises.


has returned over the years for a variety of ailments. “I wouldn’t think of going anywhere else!” she says. Thank you DeEtta for being such a loyal patient and customer.

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