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OVERCOME BACK PAIN NATURALLY “Don’t Let Back Pain Slow You Down!”
Is back pain causing you to move a little slower and more cautiously? If left untreated, chronic back pain can lead to long-term spinal joint and possibly nerve damage.Backpain isoneof themostcommonphysical complaints thatpeoplesuffer fromandmore than80% of the US population will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. Back pain can interfere with your ability to bend, kneel, lift, reach, do work and enjoy time with your family.Not to mention, it can make you down right irritable and affect others around you.
Most people don’t seek treatment soon enough and continue to suffer with a nagging ache or pain in their back. They may even feel symptoms travel to the buttocks and legs. Many people feel that not much can be done for back pain and use medication to numb the pain to get through the day. However, medication mostly masks the pain and does nothing to address the root cause of the problem. Solutions to Back Pain Treating back pain starts with determining the true cause. A thorough evaluation of your movement, strength, posture and joint mobility can tell a lot about the true origins of your pain. Only then, can the proper plan be formulated to get you out of pain quickly and back to the activities you love. Whether you just tweaked your back or have been suffering for a long time, seeing one of our back specialists can help you return to a more active and pain-free life.
DEBBIE REED, PT President and Owner
Why do I have Back Pain? Back pain occurs for a number of reasons, but has a few simple root causes: • Weakness in the spinal and core muscles of the trunk • Poor posture and strain on the spine with slouched sitting • Repetitive injury to muscles and tissues around the spine with poor lifting • Limited flexibility of the spine, hips and muscles of the thighs • Poor coordination of the abdominal, pelvic and back muscles
exercises she gave me, everything has stayed in place over time. Dry Needling, ASTYM, exercises at homehaveallhelped me feel better. I’m still doing Aerobics, Yoga, Resistance Training, and Zumba and none of those bother me. Staying
Patient Success Spotlight
“In the 4 ½ years since my pain began, I think I have tried it all…stretches, exercises,chiropractic,physical therapy,massage therapy,nerveblockand theMELTMethod that IsawonDr.Oz! Ieliminatedor reducedclassesat the gymand,atonepoint,completelystopped themall.Nothingseemed toget ridof thehot/coldsensation Ihad inmy thighs/groin regionor thepain I felt onmy leftsidewhensittingonsoftsurfaces. InFebruary, IsawonFacebook that Brandiwas having a free Back Pain Workshop. After registering online, I quickly received an email from ARI saying that Brandi had been certified in dry needling since I’d seen her over a year ago and that I might benefit from it. I made an appointment. Brandi did a lot of manual therapy to get things in my back and pelvis where they are supposed to be and with the Able to live my life with little restriction!
on the move is when I feel my best! While I have finally accepted that I will probably never be complete pain free (an MRI showed I have arthritis in my spine) with all the help I have gotten from Brandi, I am able to live my life with little restriction and to manage my pain to a level where is not interfering in my life. And I know I can always call Brandi and go in for a “tune-up!” Thank you, Brandi!” – Carla T.
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