Tag Archives: back pain

Tips to Follow During Physical Therapy

Walking into the physical therapy room can be daunting. You’re recovering from an injury and about to work the most tender part of your body. No one wants to go through physical therapy, but it’s the fastest route to a… read more

Living with Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is real, and most people will experience it at some point in their lives. In fact, a 2012 American Physical Therapy Association survey found nearly two-thirds of Americans experience low-back pain but 37 percent do not seek professional… read more

Upper and Middle Back Pain

In our last blog we reviewed back pain as a whole, but it’s important to gain a more in-depth understanding of pain that occurs in the upper and middle back. This includes the area of your back that extends from… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Back Pain

We have a tendency to take our backs for granted…until we sustain an injury to that area of our body. Back discomfort can range from a dull, constant, nagging ache to a sudden, sharp pain that makes it difficult, if… read more

Backpacks…Back Pain…and Your Child

Every year, millions of students across the country can be seen toting around a backpack, often filled to the brim with books and other class materials. If you happen to be the parent or caregiver of one of those children… read more

A Little Bit About Physical Therapy – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re really not sure what we would do without our amazing team of very talented – and highly trained – physical therapists. But, for those who don’t know much about the profession or… read more