Back Pain

back pain

Information: back pain dublin
As much as 80% of the population will experience back pain or a back problem at some time in their lives experts estimate. Back pain is a very common complaint that is one of the most frequent reasons listed for not being able to go to work. In fact back pain is the second most common reason that people visit their doctor for – outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections.

Some Causes of Back Pain: back pain dublin
Most cases of back pain are mechanical or non-organic; this means that they are not caused by serious conditions such as arthritis, infection, fracture or cancer. A lot of the origins of back pain are felt through injury (e.g. car accident), physically taxing tasks such as heavy lifting, poor posture or the accumulation of physical stress on the spine. The pain itself can be caused by issues arising from injury to one or more of the many components of the back – spinal discs, ligaments, muscles or joints.

Treatment Methods: back pain dublin
However, back pain can be greatly improved and alleviated by improving the flexibility of the spine and by strengthening the muscles which provide support and stability to the spine.

What we can do for you: back pain dublin
As it is such a common and prevalent complaint, our team of Chartered Physiotherapists are well versed in the diagnosis and treatment of back pain. We are here to help ease your pain. While every person we see and treat is on an individual case-by-case basis, we have found that back pain patients can receive great benefit with a series of exercises which target weak areas around the spine and help relieve unwanted symptoms. These exercises are prescribed as tailored to your condition and can be completed at home with detailed written, illustrated and video instructions given.

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