What is Lower Back Pain?
Low back pain (backache) is an ache or discomfort in the lower back and lower spinal column. Low back pain is very common, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives.
Symptoms of backache may range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain. Backache limits the flexibility, reduce range of motion and decrease functional abilities like sitting, standing and walking. Back pain is associated with stiffness and tension of lower back muscles. Backache is eider acute or chronic. Acute back pain occurs suddenly and usually lasts from a few days to a few weeks.
Pregnancy backache is an example of acute back pain and can occurs with sudden or wrong movement. Chronic back pain is pain that persists for more than three months. Chronic back pain is often progressive and the cause of chronic back pain can be difficult to determine. The risk of acute back pain and chronic back pain can be reduced, by doing regular exercise and correct handling of daily activities.
Our skilled physiotherapists in London physiotherapy walk in clinic are treating many patients with low back pain. In London walk in clinic the physiotherapist performs manual therapy and explains how you can manage your back pain to prevent the problem from recurring. Research clearly shows that physical activity and exercise prevent back pain, and in London walk in clinic the physiotherapist can prescribe an exercise programme specific to your condition and social life.
The physiotherapist of London walk in clinic will assess your back pain injury and find out how this is affecting your social activities and job. In London walk in clinic your movements and walking patron will be analysed to find out if posture abnormalities are causing your back pain. They also explain how to manage your pain and prevent the problem recurring.
Your consultation in London walk in clinic includes:
• Assessment and diagnosis
• Information and advice on your injury
• Home exercise and physical activities
• Posture and gait analyses
• Manual therapy such as manipulation, mobilisation and massage for short-term pain relief
• Applying heat or cold, ultrasound, electrotherapy to the affected area
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Musculoskeletal conditions that our chartered physiotherapists treat: Low Back Pain, Disc degeneration, Pregnancy backaches, Arthritis, Whiplash, Sciatica Nerve Trapped, Headache, Pain, Stiffness, Tennis Elbow, Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), Tendonitis, Osteoarthritis, Postural abnormality, Pre/Post Operation. Rehabilitation, ACL Rupture, Hip/Knee Replacements, Ligament Cartilage Tear, Shin Splints, Ankle Sprain, Muscular Tear, job related injuries, aging. London physiotherapy now covering Kensington W8, Chelsea SW3, SW10, Notting Hill Gate W11, Hammersmith W6, Shepherds Bush W12, South Kensington SW7, Cromwell road, Knightsbridge SW1, SW3, SW 10, W2 in association with Fitness First gym club for all physiotherapy services.