Back Pain

Back Pains in America

Thirty-one million Americans have said they experience back pains, whether they are persistent pains or pains that comes and go. If you are having back pains that just don’t seem to go away on their own, or have a sudden and unexpected on set, you should come see the physical therapists at Layton Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine.

Common Causes

No one should have to deal with back pain, but, unfortunately, it happens to many of us. Here are some common causes for back pain:

  • Back muscle strains
  • Ruptured intervertebral discs
  • Damage to an intervertebral disc
  • Arthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Poor lifting techniques
  • Improper body mechanics and positioning

Though there are many different causes of back pain that comes in many forms, our physical therapists can help you through a customized therapy program that can reduce or completely get rid of your back pain. Sound too good to be true? You can trust that the therapists at Layton Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine will do everything in their power to address the cause of your back pain and treat it.

Treatment for Back Pain

There are many methods available for the treatment of back pain. Your physical therapist will likely start your therapy with simple remedies before moving onto more complex remedies. For instance, your physical therapist might suggest hot or cold packs before moving on to ultrasound, manual therapy, and other more in-depth strategies. Other treatments include:

  • back pains layton physical therapyElectrical stimulation
  • Body mechanic correction
  • Core strengthening
  • Vibration therapy
  • Lumbar stabilization
  • Spinal adjustments
  • Flexibility and coordination training
  • Massage therapy

If your back pain, no matter where you are feeling it, has persisted for longer than two weeks, you should immediately make an appointment with one of our physical therapists so they can try to figure out what the problem is, suggest a solution, and help you with pain prevention. The earlier you begin treatment, the better chance you have of making a full recovery.

Once you are ready to stop feeling back pain, call Layton Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine at (801)-896-9624 to schedule an appointment!