Low Back Pain and Sciatica
Patients suffering from most types of low back pain including sciatica have had excellent results with our physical therapists. At Total Medical Physical Therapy our team of expertly trained physical therapists and board certified physician work together to get you better in the shortest amount of time regardless of the cause of the pain. Common causes of lower back pain includes:
- Herniated discs
- Nerve impingement syndromes
- Spinal stenosis
- Degenerative disc disease
- Osteoarthritis of the spine/facet joints
- Muscle spasm
- Sprains & strains
Our Rego Park physical therapists will evaluate your condition to locate the source of your pain, and design a treatment plan to get you out of pain and functioning properly in the shortest amount of time. Our physical therapists utilize various manual therapy techniques along with active and passive stretching, strengthening programs, and the use of various passive modalities such as electric muscle stimulation and ultrasound depending on what is best for your particular condition. The goal of treatment is to decrease or eliminate pain, increase function, and teach the patient at home stretching and strengthening programs to perform at home to help prevent future back problems from re-occurring. Our full time medical doctor is also here to help if an individual requires medication or trigger point injections or referral to an orthopedist spine specialist.
Our goal as physical therapists is always to correct the cause of pain and restore function without the use of medications, injections, and to avoid unnecessary surgeries. Thankfully the vast majority of our patients only require physical therapy to correct their lower back pain regardless of the cause. Call today 718-730-9040 The physical therapists at Total Medical Physical Therapy are here to help.