Back Pain

Back Pain Relief

About Back Pain

Back pain is the pain felt in the upper back, mid back and lower back area.  Almost everyone has some degree of back pain in the course of their lives. Back pain is one of the most common complaints for therapists’ visits.

The degree of back pain can range from a minor dull ache to sharp pain.  Back pain may stay in local area or travel into the legs, feet and other parts of the body.  Back pain may have other symptoms along with such as numbness, tingling, weakness, stiffness and burning sensations.

Back pain commonly originates from the muscles, nerve and spine problems.  Back pain may happen suddenly or chronically, comes and goes, repeatedly and worse when coughing or sneezing that cause major impact on daily living and activities.

Acute Back Pain

Acute back pain refers to sudden onset with short-term life usually due to an injury, trauma, accident, improper lifting or strenuous physical effort.  Acute back pain characterized by having sharp pain, spasm, swelling and inflammation, hot or burning sensations.

Acute back pain sometimes happens with no apparent reasons, in these cases, the sudden onset of back pain may result from its already stressed and poor condition of muscles.  Physical conditions may also contribute to the onset of acute back pain such as lack of muscle tone, excessive weight, during pregnancy and core stability deficiency.

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is described long-term back pain with deep aches, dull or burning pain.  Chronic back pain could result from injuries, trauma, sports, or from acute back pain led to chronic back pain if its not treat properly at the time.

Chronic back pain may be caused by poor posture, a sleeping position, illness, stress, and anxiety or bending forward too long. Physical conditions that could contribute to chronic back pain such as lack of muscle tone, excessive weight or pregnancy and core stability deficiency. Chronic back pain may also result from already stressed and poor condition of muscles.

Causes of Back Pain

Causes of back pain are wide in range; common causes of back pain are from injury, trauma, accidents, sports activities and repeatedly actions. Poor posture, excessive weight, pregnancy, core stability deficiency, improper lifting, sleeping position, bending forward too long, and the accumulated wear and tear our body experiences on day to day basis puts the risk of getting back pain.

Causes of back pain may also result from arthritis, muscle strain, muscle spasm, ligament sprain, disc bulge (herniated discs), bone spurs, pressure on the nerve and spinal stenosis.  Sometimes the back pain develops for no apparent reason, just wake up one day with a sore back.

Causes of back pain are more common from the poor condition of muscles, fascial, ligaments and other soft tissue.  Restrictions, blockages, knots and trigger points presented in the soft tissues may prevent proper nutrition, blood flow and network energy flow that may cause back pain.

Back Pain Relief

Back pain and associated symptoms could be relieved through massage therapy incorporating with other forms of natural therapy include:

  • Acute back pain
  • Back spasm / cramp
  • Back weakness / fatigue
  • Back immobile / stiffness
  • Back pain due to weather
  • Degenerative problems
  • Chronic back pain
  • Core stability deficiency
  • Dull / aches in back
  • Hot / burning in back
  • Hyperlodosis
  • Hypokyphosis
  • Ligament sprain
  • Muscle strain
  • Muscle pull
  • Muscle tension tightness
  • Numbness / tingling
  • Nerve root compression
  • Posture problems
  • Pain shooting to leg
  • Pain comes and goes
  • Repeatedly injury
  • Sports injury / joint pain
  • Sharp pain / shooting pain

Back Pain Treatment

PlaceToHeal is experienced in treating back pain and associated symptoms listed in section “Back Pain Relief”.  The treatment for back pain is gentle, natural and safe.

Back pain treatment is provided by experienced R.M.T through hands-on manual therapy that helps to facilitate your body’s own natural healing ability and has had high success rates with long term relief in back pain.

Back pain treatment is geared to individual cases process to discover the underlying causes of back pain.  Earlier treatment could minimize the discomfort of back pain and potential complications or difficulties.

Back pain treatment with manual therapy includes Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, and Soft Tissue Mobilization.  Incorporating these therapies effectively helps relieve back pain and associated symptoms.

Pain

Characters of Pain

Unpleasant Sensations

If you are experiencing one or more type of the pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Piercing pain
  • Stabbing pain
  • Firing pain
  • Throbbing pain
  • Ulcer pain

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If you are experiencing one or more characters of pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Pain comes & goes
  • Pain persistent
  • Pain at rest
  • Pain in local area
  • Pain shooting down

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If you are experiencing one or more of these unpleasant sensations, and are seeking natural therapy for relief, you can contact PlaceToHeal.

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Pins & needles
  • Weakness
  • Stiffness

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