Back pain is one of the most common reasons for taking time off work in the UK. The reason for your pain is often due to many reasons, often debilitating and preventing you from functioning in life. Not enough of the right type of exercise, stress and sleep could contribute to your symptoms, especially if they have lasted over 4 weeks. You need to get a thorough assessments and treatment plan to help you rectify the problem and allow you to lead a happy and fulfilled life.

Muscle Strain of the Back

A strain to a muscle in the back is a common injury caused by stretching of the muscle through sudden movements, lifting, twisting or falling.

Signs and symptoms 

Pain, loss of movement and stiffness. Occasionally you may get tingling and sensitivity.

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Soft tissue massage, strengthening and stretching exercises to reduce pain and improve range of motion. Heat may sometimes help reduce muscle spasm or guarding.

Slipped Disc

Signs and symptoms

Pain in the back or neck that can radiate into the buttock legs or arms. Tingling, pins and needles and numbness and moderate to severe back or neck pain.

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Control pain and swelling, rest, ice compression and elevation. Soft tissue therapy, gradual exercise rehabilitation through stretching and strengthening. Core stability and control to prevent further injury.

Book an appointment today

If you have back pain in Southampton or Salisbury please call James on 02380 192677 or 07748 483639.