Back pain treatment in St. Louis

Back Pain Treatment

There may be many signs that you need back pain treatment in St. Louis. A great physical therapist can help you get the treatment you need for your back when these signs appear. But, you may not know where to find a physical therapist to help you.

At Excel Sports and Physical Therapy, our team has been helping people get the physical therapy they need in St. Louis since 1984. One of the important things we’ve learned during our years of service is many therapies are better than one. This means we won’t use only one type of therapy on you. Instead, our St. Louis team will create a personalized therapy plan for you that makes use of multiple evidence-based therapy methods.

Therapy methods we may use in your back pain treatment in our St. Louis office

Our team at Excel Sports and Physical Therapy in St. Louis knows your back pain treatment will go through two main steps. The first of these steps will involve our team working to determine exactly what’s wrong with your back.

One condition that we often see causing people back pain is sciatica. Your sciatic nerves are the longest nerves in your body, and our team knows they could also be the cause of your back issues. For instance, weak muscles could cause your lower back vertebrae to shift and pinch one of your sciatic nerves. Such an issue may cause you to experience pain in your back. However, there may be other signs you have a back-based sciatic nerve problem, too. You may notice your legs or feet feel numb or tingly, for example.

Once our team has determined what’s causing your back pain, the next step will be creating a treatment plan for you. The treatment plan we build for you will be designed to specifically target whatever is causing your back pain. To accomplish this, your plan may include therapy methods such as:

  • Back muscle strengthening exercises
  • Targeted back stretches
  • Core muscle exercises
  • Heat and cold therapy
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Electrical stimulation

By combining therapies such as these in your back pain treatment plan, our team may be able to help you in several ways. We may be able to help you reduce your back pain, decrease inflammation in your back and help you find ways to prevent back pain in the future. If you’re ready to find back pain relief in our St. Louis office, there’s only one step you’ll have to take.

Contact our team today for more information or to schedule an initial appointment.