Low Back and Sacroiliac Pain
Nearly 80% of Americans suffer from low back and sacroiliac joint pain at some point in their lives. The condition can be caused by an athletic injury, trauma, and overuse related activities that are related to sedentary work conditions and poor posture. Some of the common conditions that cause low back and sacroiliac pain include segmental dysfunction of the lumbar spine and sacrum, mechanical low back pain, joint osteoarthritis and ligament instability, lumbar disc herniations and spinal stenosis. The pain can be centered along the spine or radiate to the buttocks and legs.
Treatment Procedure Tools:
X-ray guided steroid injections of the lumbar spine and sacrum can relief pain and inflammation of arthritic joints. X-ray guided Epidural Steroid Injections can relief pain from a disc herniation or spinal stenosis. PRP through an X-ray guided injection is a new, promising technique that seeks to promote joint cartilage regeneration. PRP Prolotherapy technique is used in advanced cases for rejuvenating and strengthening of the lumbar and sacroiliac spine supporting ligaments. Prolotherapy injections are used for rejuvenating and strengthening of the lumbar and sacral supporting ligaments.
Osteopathic Manual Therapy( OMT) is utilized during every physician encounter as needed for correction of lumbar and sacroiliac restrictions. State of the art personalized one-on-one physical therapy is conducted to address restrictions, correct imbalances and promote strength of the supporting lumbo-sacral muscles. SpineForce is a revolutionary tool that is used to facilitate rehabilitation and allow for independent exercise during and after the corrective treatment phase. Private and small exclusive therapeutic Yoga classes are prescribed for gentle strengthening and relaxation of the chronically overused low back and pelvic muscles. Yoga also addresses stress related causes of low back pain through teaching of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and breathing techniques. Yoga program is typically instituted after completion of the physical therapy and rehabilitation program. It is used in conjunction with SpineForce for continued improvement of postural balance, conditioning, and strength.