Unfortunately regardless of age and gender, approximately 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lives. The Osteopath’s at Equilibrium Sports and Spinal Clinic in Glen Iris are highly trained to identify the main cause of your back pain and implement a specific and effective treatment programme to get you back on your feet quicker.
Common causes of back pain:
Previous Back Injury
Muscular Tightness – Trigger Points
Muscle and Ligament Strains and Sprains
Long Periods of Sitting or Standing
Lower Limb Biomechanical Problems – Ankle / Foot / Knee.
The early signs you may have troubles with your back can include:
- Stiffness upon waking in the morning.
- Sharp sudden pain after lifting or moving.
- Hot burning pain across your low back
- Pain with specific movements. (bending and twisting)
- Pain that travels from your back into your legs (Sciatica) or a constant dull ache.
Our innovative treatments involve:
A comprehensive case history is taken. This helps to identify the specific cause of your pain or injury allowing your therapist to establish a diagnosis. From here a treatment and management plan will be implemented, aways ensuring you are an active participant in your recovery and fully understand the treatment goals and objectives.
A hands on treatment session, targeting your pain and injury. In a majority of cases you will experience a reduction in pain and intensity of your symptoms following this treatment session.
We don’t believe in providing you with a “recipe” for your injury management. We devote 100% of your treatment time to you only ever treating one person at a time. You are unique, just like your injury and therefore require techniques and a management plan that is specific to you.