Your back is one of the most intricate, frequently used parts of the body. If you suffer from lower back pain, physiotherapy can help restore your body to the way it was prior to your injury. Physiotherapists use both active and passive forms of physical therapy to help you get back on track.
Here are some ways that each type of therapy can help reduce pain in your lower back:
Passive physical therapy is used to treat lower back pain using many different modalities. This process involves therapy performed by the physiotherapist to the passive patient to help reduce muscle inflammation and muscle spasms.
There are many forms through which passive physical therapy can be applied:
Active Physical Therapy
This type of physiotherapy involves active participation from the patient to help strengthen and rehabilitate the spine. Active physiotherapy comprises many exercises:
At some point in life, most of us will experience a certain level of back pain. To keep a healthy spine, it’s important to stay active and stretch often, ensuring a strong, healthy spine.
Pro Care Physiotherapy in Ottawa creates customized treatment techniques for patients suffering from chronic or acute lower back pain. The techniques used in our programs are carefully selected by the treating physiotherapist from evidence-based research demonstrating maximum benefit for your particular condition.
Contact us today to discuss your physical therapy needs.