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Back Pain and Sciatica

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Back pain is a common medical condition characterized by discomfort, pain, or tension in the area of the back, which can range from the upper back to the lower back. It's one of the most prevalent health complaints worldwide and can affect people of all ages

How Can  Velocity Physical Therapy Help?

Our physical therapist utilize hands-on techniques like joint mobilization, spinal manipulation, and soft tissue massage which

can help improve spinal alignment, reduce muscle tension, and restore joint mobility

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 40% of sciatica cases develop into chronic pain syndrome.

 

However, most patients who seek early treatment with acute sciatica respond to conservative symptomatic management and resolve over a period of weeks to months

Did you know?

Assessment and Evaluation

What  Can 
You 
Expect?

 

A physical therapist will conduct a thorough assessment to understand the root cause of your back pain. 

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Pain Relief

Our Physical therapists use various techniques to help alleviate pain, and  help reduce muscle tension, inflammation, and discomfort.

Manual Therapy

Hands-on techniques performed by the physical therapist

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Exercise Prescription

These exercises may include stretching, strengthening, and stabilizing exercises to improve flexibility, muscle strength, and overall spinal stabilit

Functional Rehabiliation

The focus of physical therapy is often on improving your ability to perform functional activities. This may involve simulating tasks you encounter in your daily life to ensure your back can handle the demands of these activities.

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Did you know?

Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missing a day of work

Regular physical therapy visits can help address inflammation and reduce the chance of reinjury

What You Can Expect

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Heat or Ice Pack Therapy

Applied directly to an area can increase blood flow, relax muscles,  alleviate muscle stiffness, numb the area, or alleviate pain

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Pain Relief Electric
Stimulation

Pain relief electrical stimulation, often referred to as electrical stimulation therapy or neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), is a medical and therapeutic technique that uses electrical impulses to alleviate pain and promote healing

Manual Therapy

Manual Therapy after surgery can accelerate the recovery process by promoting healing, preventing complications, and regaining function sooner.

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ULTRASOUND
Therapy

Uses high-frequency sound waves to treat various musculoskeletal conditions and promote tissue healing

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