Category: Back and Neck Pain

Lower Back Pain

Kiss Lower Back Pain Goodbye: How Physical Therapy Can Help

September 10th, 2020

Many people suffer from lower back pain and have no idea how to find lasting relief. Dealing with this kind of pain can take time away from relaxing, working, spending time with family, and enjoying life overall. Not to mention it can keep a person feeling extremely irritable, stressed out, and can lead to a

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So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

July 20th, 2020

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column. Symptoms may include, pain on one side of the body, pain that radiates to the arms or legs, aching, burning sensations in the affected area and

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Back Pain

Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

June 20th, 2020

Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The good news is that you don’t have to live with back pain permanently. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physical therapist can help you

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Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

December 10th, 2019

Do you find walking, playing sports, or even sitting and standing a challenge because of back pain? If so, you may be miserable, but you’re hardly alone. It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of Americans has struggled, or will struggle, with this debilitating symptom. For many, the only thing worse than the back pain

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Back Pain

So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

October 20th, 2019

Do you wince when you bend over to tie your shoes? Is your back stiff, sore, and achy, especially in the morning? Do you notice numbness, tingling, and pain in an arm or leg? If you’re experiencing these issues, it’s possible you have a herniated disc. We encourage you to call Physical Therapy of Melissa

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5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

May 10th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain and at Physical Therapy of Melissa we can help with both. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

April 20th, 2019

If you are like most people, you have had someone tell you to sit or stand up straight — probably during your teenage years. At the time, the demand was probably annoying and one you did your best to ignore. But it turns out that good posture is important for more than just looking confident

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Tired of Lower Back Pain? Here’s What To Do

September 20th, 2018

Lower back pain is the nemesis of many. That familiar ache can limit time spent working, relaxing, and enjoying life. It can lead to irritability and a whole host of other health problems. And, yet, it’s surprisingly common. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are lost

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