OSRPT_Back Pain and Difficulty Walking

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WALKING AWAY FROM BACK PAIN

Does going for a walk sound like a big pain in the back? For those who struggle with chronic back pain,eventhebasictaskofgoingforawalkcanbe overwhelmingandpainful.Backpaincanstrikeat any time.Whether in theupperback,surrounding theneckandshoulders,or in the lowerbackat the lumbar or sciatica, back pain is something that no one likes to deal with for too long. Relyingonpainmedicationstohelpyouovercome back pain will leave you disappointed. While pain medications are frequently helpful at alleviating thediscomfortofyourbackpainforashortperiod of time, theyarenotcapableofresolving the issue that is causing your pain to develop in the first place. The only thing that can actually fix your back pain is addressing the issue that is causing your pain head on. Physical therapy is a great

resource for addressing your back pain and can be a helpful tool in getting you back on your feet. So, whether it is following a sudden injury or a chronic issue that has developed over time, physical therapy could be the answer to helping you enjoy life free of back pain. And the secret to success is learning to approach recovery one step at a time. Walking your Way Pain-free Walking isagreat formofexercise,butmore than that, it is a necessity of life. When you can’t walk, even basic tasks become complicated. Getting out of bed in the morning, getting to and from work, moving your way around the office, and even spending time with family on the weekends all rely heavily on your ability to walk. When your back pain begins to interfere with your ability to

move around freely, then you know it is time to start doing something about it. Conveniently, walking is more than a goal when it comes to back pain, it could be part of the solution. Working with a physical therapist to develop improvedstrategiesand techniqueswith your walking could help you to get back on your feetevensoonerthanyouthoughtpossible.What’s more, for those who are able to walk, getting on yourfeetmoreoftenwithtargetedexercisescould help you find relief from back pain even sooner than expected. Look inside to learn more about our programs and say goodbye to that aching back pain!

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