Often, when people think of prehab or rehab, they immediately think of physical therapy. But did you know, Chiropractors are also qualified to prescribe therapeutic exercises? Fortunately, here at Progressive Spine & Rehab Center, we offer BOTH chiropractic and physical therapy.
You’ve heard of rehab to help you recover after surgery. But increasing evidence suggests steps taken before you head to the operating room can improve what happens afterward.
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There are many sources of dysfunction in the upper back, especially when we consider the numerous joints and the interlacing of muscles that comprise the thoracic spine and rib cage. If one muscle or joint is injured or inflamed, it can create a cascade of pain and dysfunction that can be difficult to treat.
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Back injuries occur at a staggering level in the United States. It is estimated that there are over one million back injuries per year and that 8 out of every 10 individuals will suffer a back injury at some point in their life. Once you’ve experienced a back injury, statistics indicate approximately a 90% re-occurrence rate. Back injuries can be very painful and debilitating. They can not only cause back pain but radiating leg symptoms as well. They can affect every aspect of a person’s life from leisure activities, household chores, work, sleep and self care. There are many causes and combination of causes for back injuries and back pain. These include muscle sprains and strains, disc injuries, arthritis, inflammatory processes, poor posture, poor body mechanics, stress, and de-conditioning.
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