6 Back Conditions Not To Ignore

“Isn’t Back Pain An Expected Process Of Aging? ” Will Your Back Hurt As You Get Older?

If your back pain prevents you from standing for long periods, bending down to pick up objects, or getting up and down from the floor to play with your children or grandchildren it’s time to come to Performance Therapy Institute and restore your quality of life. Knowing the Right Expert to Help You Physical Therapists are medical musculoskeletal specialists, meaning we are the experts when it comes to the movement of the body and how the muscles, joints and skeletal structure work with one another. Effective physical therapy experts recognize that the best treatments are not modalities that depend solelyonultrasound,coldorheat therapy,but rather a skilled hands-on approach to examination and treatment.Studieshaveproven thatmanual therapy and specific exercises produce better and faster results than traditional exercise based therapy.

Ifyou think thatgrowingolderautomatically leads to back pain, here’s some great news; it doesn’t! Many people suffer from pain, yet, they still believe their aches and pains are a natural part of aging. They’re not. Backpain isprimarilycausedbyfourmainfactors: • Spinal muscle weakness • Poor muscle or joint movement • Poor posture • Lack of spinal or pelvic muscle coordination Treating the Cause of Your Back Pain The goal of our SPINE program is to find the root cause of your pain and correct it, not just treat the symptoms. By treating the root cause of the pain, you can achieve faster, long-lasting results. We provide the most advanced and effective treatments to each of our patients in a caring, friendly environment. Our highly trained and skilled physical therapists use proven hands-on therapy techniques to help people of all ages become free of pain and get back to the activities they enjoy.

Ifyouaresufferingwithbackpainorknowsomeone who is, call us today to discover how we can finally help you become pain free and get back to the activities you enjoy. After all, you’re as young as you feel!

If You Are Experiencing These Symptoms, Talk To Us About Treatment!

Relieve Back Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing back pain.

Inability to stand or sit comfortably for long periods of time Difficulty getting in and out of bed Inability to walk for at least 20 minutes Joint pain and/or stiffness Unable to enjoy leisure activities Difficulty getting up and down from the floor Limited ability to exercise Unable to work due to pain Difficulty going up and down steps or curbs Pain or trouble driving

STRAIGHT LEG RAISE- SLR While lyingorsitting, raiseupyour legwithastraightknee.Keep the opposite knee bent with the foot planted to the ground. Repeat 6 times on both sides. Good stretch to help your lower back



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