Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

PT for Low Back Pain

Back pain is a very common issue for many people and for different variable reasons. Some common manifestations of back pain: shooting or stabbing pain, radiating pain down the leg, limited or complete absence of back mobility and muscle pain in back and/or buttocks.

Some common causes of low back pain include:

  • Muscular or other soft tissue strain (including whiplash)
  • Overuse/repetitive injuries
  • Vertebral disk abnormalities
  • Osteoporosis
  • Degenerative changes (arthritis)
  • Biomechanical changes (Scoliosis)
  • Fractures
  • Spondylolisthesis


Physical Therapy Can Help!

Physical therapy is the single most used treatment for back pain that can offer significant relief of your symptoms through, proper education regarding: posture, lifting and biomechanics of activities of daily living and work tasks. Our therapists will find exercises that are specific and appropriate to address muscular insufficiencies to aid in restoring balance for the muscles demands. Some common methods for treatment are but not limited to:

  • Management of pain and swelling
  • Strengthening and stretching activities
  • Joint mobilization and manipulation
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Gait training activities
  • Lumbo-pelvic rhythm education
  • Modalities such as electrical stimulation
  • Specialized home exercise program
  • Patient education
  • Dry needling
PT for Low Back Pain

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A physician prescription/referral isn’t necessary for insurance coverage


Easy access, free parking, on RTD bus line

Boulder PFMC Office

695 South Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305
Phone: 303.402.9283
Fax: 303.494.1251 

Brighton PFMC Office

1093 E Bridge Street
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: 303.655.9005
Fax: 303.655.0063