Low Back Pain

Low back pain is very common and about 80% of adults will experience it at some point in their lifetime. Back pain is usually due to poor body mechanics and can happen abruptly from an injury or over time. 

Causes of Low Back Pain

Causes of low back pain can include: 

  • Sprains/ Strains
  • Disc degeneration
  • Herniated or ruptured discs
  • Sciatica
  • Radiculopathy 
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Skeletal irregularities

Symptoms of Low Back Pain

Symptoms of low back pain include:

  • Dull, aching pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Local soreness upon touch
  • Difficulty moving around
  • Pain that may move to the groin, buttocks or thighs.

 

Treatment of Low Back Pain

Low back pain may make daily activities very difficult. In order to get the right treatment, the correct diagnosis would have to be made. Advanced Soft Tissue Release (abbreviated as ASTR) is a new specialty that is revolutionizing the way patients experience long-term pain relief. ASTR treats low back pain in a gentle, effective, and natural way by addressing muscle imbalances and fascia restriction which are often the source of the pain. ASTR takes a holistic approach to address the root causes of pain, not just the symptoms. Many patients experience relief from back pain after their first treatments! Learn how ASTR can help you or watch testimonial videos from patients who experienced relief from back pain through ASTR treatment.