Sciatica & Low Back Pain

Do you often wake up with excruciating back pain? Do you feel pain down your leg or in your low back? The odds are that you are dealing with sciatica or low back pain. Whether it’s from a strenuous workout session, a sedentary lifestyle, manual labor, or lifting a heavy object, back pain can decrease…

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Sciatica and low back pain have many similarities but differ primarily in where the pain is located and where the pain originates from. The low back, or the lumbar spine, is a structure of interconnecting joints, bones, muscles, and ligaments that work together to provide flexibility, strength, and support. Low back pain is localized pain…

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Neck or back pain can be debilitating, interfering with many aspects of daily life. Spinal stenosis is commonly the cause of the pain. Although stenosis cannot be cured with conservative measures, physical therapy treatment can help you to manage and prevent worsening of the symptoms. Symptoms If the stenosis is present in the cervical spine…

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Lumbar and cervical radiculopathy refers to the radiating nerve symptoms down the arms (cervical) or legs (lumbar). It is vital to seek assistance from a physical therapist to help determine the cause of the symptoms and the appropriate treatment. Symptoms Symptoms of lumbar/cervical radiculopathy include nerve symptoms into the arms or legs, depending on where…

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Discs are fibrocartilaginous spacers between your vertebrae. Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine. A disc is composed of a harder ring of cartilage surrounding an inside of softer cartilage. Discs act to absorb shock throughout the spine and allow the spine to move efficiently. In some cases, the discs may move and…

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Discs are fibrocartilaginous spacers between your vertebrae. Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine. A disc is composed of a harder ring of cartilage surrounding an inside of softer cartilage. Discs act to absorb shock throughout the spine and allow the spine to move efficiently. In some cases, the discs may move and…

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