Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Back pain can make everyday living difficult, from needing to take pain medication that makes you drowsy to facing challenges with completing daily tasks. Fortunately, physical therapy can help reduce back pain and improve your quality of life with relative ease. Here are some of the ways that physical therapy can help clients with back pain. Less Risky than Surgery Physical therapy is less risky (and expensive) than back surgery to correct back pain. In some cases, attending physical therapy on a regular basis is [...]

By |2019-06-21T15:13:58+00:00February 21st, 2018|Back Pain|

Why Proper Back Pain Treatment is Important

Often times, people suffering from back pain are referred to a physical therapist. The overall goal of physical therapy is to decrease back pain, increase the ability to function and educate patients on how to prevent future back pain issues. Back pain is an all-too-common problem among many individuals. Regardless of how back pain happens or how it feels, it is important that you see a licensed physical therapist to properly relieve your back pain symptoms. Physical therapists are highly trained in relieving back pain. A [...]

By |2017-07-10T02:18:23+00:00July 10th, 2017|Back Pain|

Can Physical Therapy Relieve my Sciatica?

For people who suffer from sciatica pain, getting relief is usually high on their list of things to do. Sciatica pain is a grueling pain caused by irritation of the roots or lower lumbar and lumbosacral spine. Some common symptoms include burning or tingling that goes down your leg, a shooting pain that may make it difficult to stand up or a constant pain on one side of your back that extends down your leg. When it comes to sciatica pain, many people benefit from physical [...]

By |2017-07-10T02:12:16+00:00July 10th, 2017|Back Pain|

Low Back Pain Keeping You Down? Treatment is Available

Many times, individuals that are suffering from back pain choose not to visit a physical therapist since they are not sure what types of treatments are available or what symptoms to look for when it comes to back pain issues. Some low back pain symptoms may include severe pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and even headaches. Well, you don’t have to worry about these symptoms anymore when you choose Raritan Physical Therapy. We have the best physical therapists and the treatment options to get rid of that [...]

By |2017-07-10T01:46:32+00:00July 10th, 2017|Back Pain|

Can Electrotherapy Help with my Back Pain?

Electrotherapy is more common than people may think, and the use of electricity in healing has its place. The most common form of electrotherapy is Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS). TENS is most commonly used for back pain. Small electrodes carry current into the skin and bring relief to those with back pain. Of all the back pain most people have, sciatica is most common. The sciatic nerve runs down from the lower back into the leg. It has various symptoms from a burn to a [...]

By |2017-05-21T03:06:22+00:00May 21st, 2017|Back Pain|
Go to Top