LOW BACK PAIN: WHAT ARE THE BEST STRATEGIES TO TREAT AND REHAB TO BE PAIN-FREE AND STRONG
BUILDING THE FOUNDATION: THE DEEP CORE STABILIZING SYSTEM
Annemarie Alf, PT, DPT, CSCS, SFMA
Back problems are slightly more common in adult women than men; nearly 55% of the adult population suffers from LBP.
What are the symptoms of lower back pain?
Symptoms of lower back pain can come on suddenly or appear gradually. Sometimes, pain occurs after a specific event, such as bending to pick something up. Other times, you may not know what caused the pain.
Pain may be sharp or dull and achy, and it may radiate to your glute or down the back of your legs, which may or may not be sciatica. If you strain your back during an activity, you may hear a “pop” when it happened. Pain is often worse in certain positions (like bending over) and gets better when you lie down.
Other symptoms of lower back pain include:
Many injuries, and conditions can cause lower back pain. They include:
BUT did you know that movement, exercise and Physical Therapy are the BEST treatments for Low Back Pain?
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ANY PURPOSEFUL MOVEMENT IS PRECEDED BY THE AUTOMATIC ACTIVATION OF THE POSTURAL STABILIZERS.
“If breathing is not normalized- no other movement pattern can be” – Karel Lewitq
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