Americans spend over $134.5 billion on low back and neck pain (healthdata.org). That's more than treatments for diabetes or heart disease. The good news is that scientific research on back pain has progressed. Receiving physical therapy first for low back pain lowers costs and even can eliminate pain even if there are herniated discs or arthritis.
As physical therapists, we are movement experts. We will improve the quality of your life through hands-on care, education, and prescribed movement. Here are some things you should know about back pain: