Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain

Does physiotherapy really work in getting relief from low back pain?

Low back pain is one of the most common health issues faced by people all over the world. This pain is often depressing and exhausting and physiotherapy is one of the widely acknowledged treatments for it. Today, almost every patient suffering from any type of lower back pain is advised physiotherapy for a certain time period as an initial conservative treatment option.

The role of physiotherapy for low back pain is considered to be the safest, quickest and most effective. Physiotherapy is used to decrease the back pain, increase function and teach the patient a maintenance program to prevent future reoccurrence of back problems.

Now, to know how physiotherapy helps in reducing the lower back pain, firstly we must know the causes of low back pain. Low back pain has a number of causes such as:

  • It can occur due to a trauma, repetitive poor movement patterns or inactivity.
  • Other than this, back muscle strains, ligament strains, poor posture, and bulging discs can also result in low back pain.

Now, most of the low back pains caused due to above-mentioned reasons will respond positively to physiotherapy treatment. But accurate and early assessment from a Chartered Physiotherapist is the only key method of tackling it effectively. Once a pain or injury is present for a long period of time, it becomes harder to treat it with simple physiotherapy sessions. Moreover, specific treatments are also provided depending on the causes. Depending on your particular injury, electrical stimulation, dry needling and therapeutic massage are advised and can prove to be effective.

Lastly, it is advised to get diagnosed as soon as possible. Detecting the cause of the pain at an early stage will help you get complete relief from the pain. Your physiotherapist will help in getting your low back pain reduced and will also work together with you to ensure that it doesn’t return in the future. Apart from this, it is also advised to continue the set of exercise prescribed by your physiotherapists. With an accurate set of exercise and physiotherapy session for the low back pain, you can finally get the relief from the pain.

Call Naas Physio Clinic for further advice today on: (045) 874682