Acute low back pain
Authored by Laura Cruz.
80-90% of people experience back pain in their lives. Low back pain is a common condition and those suffering with it will lead to a reduced quality of life.
Causes of acute traumatic low back pain
Back problems are a range of conditions related to the
- Bones (e.g. facet joints)
These can be related to postural issues, traumatic injuries or specific conditions such as fracture, inflammatory arthritis, radiculopathy or spinal stenosis.
Pain and disability may also be linked to wider lifestyle factors such as exercise, weight, diet and smoking.
What can physiotherapy do?
- Land based exercise
- Soft tissue release or dry needling
- Manual therapy
Lifestyle modifications such as diet, exercise, weight control, and reducing smoking are also a key component of low back pain management.
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