Category: Back and Spine Physical Therapy Questions

How does physical therapy help back pain?

Apr30th 2020

Physical therapy reduces low back pain by improving movement, strength, stability and quality of motion in the hips, pelvis and low back, reducing the abnormal pressure on the painful areas. Pain is also reduced by decreasing the pain sensitivity with: Exercises Mobilization Manipulation of the spine and pelvis Massage Therapy

Does physical therapy help arthritis in the back?

Apr30th 2020

Arthritis can contribute to low back pain. However, while most people attribute their low back pain to arthritis, there are usually multiple problems that can be the cause. Often tight joints and areas of the spine around the arthritis increase stress and pain in the area. Participating in a physical therapy program that focuses on

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