Low Back Pain Physiotherapy At Sydney Physio Clinic
Low back pain physiotherapy can be a complicated business the lumbar spine is made up of 5 large vertebrae with discs positioned in between each of the vertebrae. Exiting at each vertebral level are a pair of spinal nerves, these nerves supply motor and sensory information to the lower limbs with each individual nerve responsible for different areas and muscles of the lower extremities.
There are many muscles and ligaments passing through, as well as attaching to and from the lower back, so between the joints, discs and all these muscles, ligaments and nerves it means there are multiple structures that operate as potential sources of low back pain. If you are looking for low back pain physiotherapy treatment then consulting a Sydney physiotherapy clinic is a great way to effectively and efficiently deal with your low back pain, Sydney Physio Clinic physios are trained to treat the cause not just the symptoms.
Potential Causes Of Low Back Pain
Some common contributors to the cause of low back pain can include poor posture, being either poor dynamic or stationary posture, weak core muscles and degenerative conditions.
Sciatica is a regular complaint Sydney physiotherapy practitioners see, sciatica is a set of symptoms that can be caused by irritation or compression to one of the lumbar spinal nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve. Sciatic pain is typically felt in the lower back, buttocks and/or varying parts of the leg and foot, in addition to pain, numbness, pins and needles, tingling, muscular weakness may also be felt or noted in the lower extremities. A diagnosis of sciatica does not give an indication of what is irritating the nerve root it is just an set of symptoms that suggest the nerve root is being irritated. Sydney physiotherapy clinics see patients complaining of sciatica symptoms regularly because prolonged poor sitting posture a common problem with a lot of office workers and is a frequent cause of sciatica symptoms due to the result of the impact prolonged stress has on a number of structures with in the lower back, including the increased pressure poor sitting postures place on the lumbar discs. Sydney Physio Clinic physios are very experienced at getting to the root cause of your sciatica.
Common Low Back Conditions Seen By Sydney Physiotherapy Practitioners
A Sydney physiotherapy clinic will commonly see a variety of other low back pain conditions, including conditions like spondylolysis which is common in adolescents who over train in activities such as rowing, tennis, diving, martial arts and gymnastics. Spondylolisthesis when one vertebra slips forward in relation to an adjacent vertebrae, as well as vertebral instability where there is abnormal movement between a bone in the spine and the one next to it, as well as lumbar disc injury which is a very common complaint in the 30-50 year old age bracket requiring low back pain physiotherapy.
Whatever the condition having the right combination of strength and flexibility around your spine is vital for a well functioning low back and the long term health of your spine. Sydney physiotherapy practitioners at Sydney Physio Clinic are qualified experienced physiotherapists ready to help you achieve the right combination for your spine to help eliminate your low back pain.
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