While upper back pain is less frequent than neck or lower back pain, many men and women still experience upper back pain.In physical therapy, we refer to this type of pain – in the upper portion of your back – as thoracic spine pain (TSP). But what causes upper back pain and what can you doContinue Reading »
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Lower back pain is one of the most frequently reported pain conditions amongst adults, especially above a certain age. But lower back pain can occur anytime without any apparent injury or cause.So, what’s going on?The good news is, in most cases, lower back pain is not severe and generally wears off with rest in aContinue Reading »
Click to play My name is Sammy Stillse…I’m pushing 60 years old and I have a bad back. I’ve had trouble with it for many years and last March, in 2020 during the COVID scare, my back went out. I couldn’t get to my chiropractor because of COVID and I was pretty much laid upContinue Reading »
Click to play One of our frequently asked questions at Focus PT from our back pain patients is, “Am I going to have to do these exercises forever?” At the beginning of your time with us, we start the exercises. They’re going to be daily, sometimes twice a day, because we’re trying to bring your acute painContinue Reading »
Click to play One of our most frequently asked questions about back pain is “Am I going to have this forever?” This is asked very, very often and, depending on the injury or the degenerative changes that you have in your back, determines whether this is a short-term or a long-term issue. Most back issues are going to end up going more towards the long term.Continue Reading »