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Back Pain

Osteopathy lower back pain

Most of us will probably suffer from lower back pain at some stage during our lives. Lower back pain can be described as either acute when lasting for up to 3 months, or chronic when the pain persists beyond that time.

 

Common Symptoms That Require Osteopathy

A common symptom that indicates the need for treatment is severe, aching or stabbing back pain that you may experience after lifting or carrying a heavy object, performing a sudden movement and during or after a sporting activity.

 

You may also experience a combination of these symptoms:

  • Constant aching or dull pain
  • Intense muscles spasm that can be debilitating
  • Difficulty getting out of bed, moving, and/or walking
  • Pain when bending forward
  • Pain from sitting to standing
  • Some stiffness in the spine
  • Tenderness when touching some areas of the back

 

At OsteoLife, we can help you by

  • Alleviating the causes of your pain
  • Improving your body range of motion
  • Releasing muscular tension
  • Improving circulation
  • Removing congestion by improving venous and lymphatic drainage

 

The OsteoLife Approach

We use gentle hands-on manipulation techniques, for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems, which help decrease muscle tension and improve your body’s range of motion, and increase circulation to the tissues which ultimately lead to better recovery.

We also provide advice on appropriate exercises and posture tailored to your needs, to assist you towards a better and/or faster recovery, so you can feel confident and gradually return to your normal activities.

 

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

  • Muscle strain
  • Overuse
  • Injury
  • Poor posture while working on the computer
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Being overweight

Lower back pain can also be caused by some specific conditions of the spine

  • Herniated disk
  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis

Some less common conditions that may cause lower back pain

  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Periformis syndrome
  • Menstrual pain
  • Insufficient flexibility

 

Are you experiencing lower back pain now? Call OsteoLife today at 0407 966 001 or book online

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