Chronic lower back pain (CLBP) is defined as pain in the lower back which has persisted for at least 3 months.
CLBP is typically constant but the level of pain can vary from an annoyance to a severe debilitating pain. Back pain tends to be consuming as most movement and daily activity require the use of the lower back. Pain can begin to affect you not only physically but emotionally. Depression within chronic pain is very common, in fact in Australia approximately 40% of people seeking chronic pain treatment are diagnosed with major depression.
Despite the above information people dealing with CLBP can live meaningful, productive happy lives. Physiotherapy and Remedial Massage at Ormond Physiotherapy can play a major role in helping people with CLBP on the path to living this life. Some strategies that are thought to be helpful include;
- Improving physicality – mobility and strength
- Improving movement efficiency
- Establishing management strategies
- Working with you to develop your concept of pain
- Collaboration with other disciplines, GP, dietitians, pain specialist
If you feel like that you struggle with chronic pain not only in the lower back region but else where and feel like you want to improve your quality of life come on into Ormond Physiotherapy. Our team here at Ormond Physiotherapy are dedicated to doing everything within our power to help you to a better life.
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