What Causes Low Back Pain to Develop?
Where Does Low Back Pain Come From?
Is Low Back Pain Serious?
Treatment Techniques Used for Low Back Pain
We use adjustments to improve the movement in stiff joints. This helps to decrease pain and improve movement.
Soft Tissue Release
There are various soft tissue release techniques we use for low back pain, including instrumented assisted releases such as in the picture
It is essential that once the pain levels have reduced, exercises are performed. This prevents the low back pain from returning.
This video shows one of our favourite low back pain exercises to perform at home. Doing this exercise will help you to recover from low back pain.
How Can You Help Low Back Pain At Home?
Firstly, it is important to remember that even though the pain levels may seem very high, it is probably nothing serious and nothing to worry about.
Most people with low back pain will recover much faster the sooner they get back to moving normally. Although certain movements may be uncomfortable, they won’t harm you, so try to push through the discomfort as much as possible. Exercises like the video above are a great way to get movement into the back, which will then help to reduce the pain.
The worst thing to do for low back pain is remain static and still. In the past, bed rest used to be recommended, but we now know that lying still is one of the worst things to do for low back pain. Instead, try going for a 5-15 minute walk.