If you think that growing older automatically leads to back pain, here’s some great news; it doesn’t! Many people suffer from pain, yet, they still believe their aches and pains are a natural part of aging. They’re not.
Losing your everyday function because of surgery can be very frustrating. Everyday tasks that were previously easy now become difficult. But there is hope! Physical therapy can always help during the healing process. As movement specialists, physical therapists are uniquely qualified to help patients regain their movement AND get rid of pain.
After back pain, neck pain comes in at a close second as one of the most treated issues in our physical therapy clinics in Jersey City and Elizabeth, NJ. Neck pain can come different forms, including a constant ache or sharp pain with movement, which can stop you from enjoying your regular daily activities. A common problem, neck pain affects approximately 2/3rds of the population at one point or another.
Managing Parkinson's can seem like a daunting task. Due its progressive nature, it is easy to have a very pessimistic attitude when dealing with the disease. But NOT in our physical therapy clinic. With the LSVT program, we make sure that patients know that they can continuing LIVING with the disease as long as they are willing to put in the work. And it definitely IS possible to continue on, even with the disease.
So, you've done it. You've taken the first step to getting rid of your back pain from sciatica by making an appointment for physical therapy and starting a course of treatment. You're now well on your way to getting back to a pain free life! But you're still left with a very natural question: how long will it take before the pain goes away?
When our physical therapy patients finish their time with us, we always make sure to give each patient a home exercise program, including extensive tips on how to prevent their injury from occurring again. Even so, we always make sure that every patient knows that if anything else were to happen, they are always encouraged to give us a call again, because we can always help.