Are you an active person in Louisville who loves running, working out, and staying fit? Have you been dealing with lower back pain for months or even years and are sick and tired of being told to take pills or rest? Do you worry that your back pain will worsen, leaving you unable to exerciseContinue Reading »
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Category: Back Pain
What’s The Real Cause Of My Upper Back Pain?
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 »
Causes Of Lower Back Pain – Should I Be Worried?
Lower back pain is one of the most frequently reported pain conditions among adults, especially those above 50. But lower back pain can occur at any time in someone’s life without any apparent injury or cause. We know that lower back pain can be painful, cause you to miss out on your favorite hobbies, andContinue Reading »
The Sammy Stills Interview!
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 »
Am I Going To Have To Do These Exercises Forever?
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 »
Am I Going To Have This Forever?
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 »