Some patients who have undergone various back and neck treatments do not find the pain relief they need. This sometimes occurs because the patients haven’t strengthened their core. The core includes the group of inner muscles in the pelvic, back, and abdominal regions, as well as the muscles that support the neck and mid-back. If these muscles are weak, a person will have difficulty maintaining balance and accomplishing a number of daily physical tasks.
To help patients strengthen their core muscles following back or neck treatment, doctors will often prescribe physical therapy. During physical therapy treatment sessions, therapists help patients strengthen the core muscles around their spines through a series of safe stretches and exercises. Because physical therapists are specifically trained to help patients strengthen their core, they know which kinds of exercises will isolate specific muscles. This means that physical therapists can tailor patients’ sessions to build up strength in particular muscles.
Are you interested in physical therapy? SpineOne of Denver can help you alleviate your back pain through non-surgical treatment, massage, and physical therapy. To make an appointment, call us today at (888) 721-0459.