Active jobs are great until things hurt too much. Find out how to tackle your pain and stay working as much as you want to.

What falls into this category?

  • Muscle strain
  • Disc injury (annular tear, disc bulge, disc herniation etc)
  • Facet joint sprain
  • Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) sprain

What are the symptoms?

  • Pain
  • Stiffness or loss of motion 
  • Referred hip/leg/foot pain
  • Numbness, tingling, pins & needles
  • Muscle Weakness

When should I get treatment? 

We all need our tradies in business, not crippled on the couch! Treatment is a good idea if pain/discomfort persists for more than a week, or is making you change the way you work.

What treatments help?

  • Manual therapy for improved function & symptomatic relief
  • Exercise prescription for stretching and/or strengthening appropriate muscles 
  • Learning about which part of work is causing it so you can adjust or strengthen yourself
  • Reducing aggravating factors such as bending from the back repetitively with load/weight

Book online to find a way to feel better and keep working

Reference: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/back-pain/art-20044526