Back Pain Treatment in Kansas City
Are you experiencing back pain?
Back Pain can be caused by stress, muscular tension, lifestyle factors, poor posture, disc irritation, and irritated nerves. Back pain is often the result of improper posture and stabilization unless acute trauma has occurred. Poor breathing strategies do not allow the spine to properly stabilize causing other muscles to overcompensate leading to back pain.
Possible Treatments for back Pain
Common treatments for back pain vary depending on the causative factors. Evidence based treatment protocols are vital for long lasting beneficial effects. Leading soft tissue therapies for the back include A.R.T., Dry Needling, and Graston.
Learn about chiropractic treatments for back pain.
Active Release Technique
Active Release Technique (A.R.T) is one of the leading soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.Learn More
Dry Needling is the process of using a thin needle inserted into a trigger point to relieve a contracture within a muscle.Learn More
The physical therapy Graston technique is one of the leading instrument assisted soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.Learn More
Conditions We Treat
Low Back Pain
Research shows that 80% of people will experience back pain.
Symptoms of back pain can include:
- Sharp pinpoint pain
Limited range of motion or mobility
Lack of energy
Numbness and tingling down into the leg and foot
inability to lift properly
Back pain physical therapy treatments in Kansas City
Physical Therapy Exercises
Corrective exercises and end range loading techniques, such as McKenzie techniques and DNS are beneficial in creating proper long lasting soft tissue results. When these exercises are accompanied by soft tissue therapies such as ART and dry needling the results are even greater.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are some common back pain remedies you recommend?
Staying relatively active with pain free exercise is one of the best things you can do for back pain. We encourage you to see one of our doctors on staff who can provide you with certain exercises that will target your back pain, as the pain can be caused by a variety of factors.
I'm experiencing lower back pain. Can a physical therapist help with that?
Yes, a physical therapist can assist in reducing your back pain and addressing any muscular dysfunction. Our physical therapists utilize soft tissue therapy to improve restriction in the muscles as well as providing rehabilitation exercises to combat muscle imbalances and improper movement patterns.
Visit your local F.I.T. Physical Therapy Clinic
Meet the team at any of our 5 locations: Lee’s Summit, Crossroads, Blue Valley, Overland Park & Shawnee.