Your spine is very complex and consists of many joints, soft tissue, a spinal cord and hundreds of nerves that run to your arms and legs. It’s the essential anatomical feature that connects your arms to your legs and allows you to move around and live a healthy, vibrant life. Our physical therapists are skilled in the treatment of the spine and fully understand the anatomy, physiology and functional aspects of your spine.
At On the Hop Therapy, our licensed physical therapists receive advanced clinical training in the treatment and management of various spinal conditions. If you’re suffering from middle back pain, low back pain, neck pain, whiplash, disc bulges, pinched nerves, sciatica, spinal stenosis, and post-surgery pain from laminectomy, discectomy and spinal fusion, chances are your spine needs some attention.
How do I know if I need spinal physical therapy?
Back pain is the most common type of chronic pain in the U.S., and if you’ve been living with back pain for a while, you’re probably thinking about surgery. The good news is, surgery isn’t the only option. In many cases back pain can be effectively treated with a customized regimen of physical therapy.
Here are some of the most common reasons people seek help:
- A slipped disk that isn’t healing
- Bone spurs in your spine
- Weakness or numbness in your arms and legs
- Trouble walking or using your hands
- Lack of bladder or bowel control
- A broken or dislocated bone in your back
- A spinal tumor