A wide range of treatment is available for back pain, depending on what is causing the pain and how long it lasts. Most people find that their back pain improves within a few weeks. The goal of physical therapy is to decrease back pain, increase function and teach the patient a maintenance program to prevent future back problems.
Please don’t ignore your neck pain. Do you feel those aches and pains in your neck from time to time? Do you feel stiffness in your neck getting out of a chair after sitting for a while or working in the office with a computer job? Four out of every five Americans will suffer from neck pains at some point in their lives.
Occupational therapy is all about providing care for people with mental, physical, or learning impairments since birth. Through occupational therapy, we promote services to return you to your best, where we aim to increase independence, enhance development, and/or prevent disability.
Don’t get frustrated because you’ve seen one, two or even three different physical therapists, and still have unresolved issues. The truth is, we’re not all the same. Each physical therapy practice is different, and unique, in the same way each individual is. The care you receive at a physical therapy practice is an extension of the culture of the doctors, caregivers, and the staff. So, be very careful in choosing who to see.