Acute low back pain refers to pain in the lower back, which has lasted for less than 12 weeks. Lower back pain can unfortunately happen to anyone at any time. Around 70% of UK adults will experience lower back pain at some point during their life.
What should you do?
- Stay active
- Use heat
- Find comfortable positions
Physiotherapy and Back Pain
Physiotherapists are experts in the assessment of back pain. Here at physio Liverpool we will provide a thorough examination to ascertain the structures responsible for your back pain. Your physiotherapist will also discuss the treatment options with you which may include :
- Joint mobilisation
- Rehabilitation programme
- Advice on recommended positions and postures at home and work during
Treatment of the underlying problem can assist in the resolution of your back pain, and help create the programmes that will limit the re-occurrence rate.