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Common types of physiotherapy

Patients affected by most kinds of low back pain are usually referred for physiotherapy for four weeks as an initial conservative (nonsurgical) treatment choice before considering different more aggressive treatments, as well as back surgery. The goals of physiotherapy are to decrease back pain, increase perform, and teach the patient a maintenance program to stop future back issues.

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Common types of physiotherapy include:

1. Passive physiotherapy (modalities), which incorporates things done to the patient, like heat application, ice packs and electrical stimulation. for example, a warmer may be applied to heat up the muscles before doing workout and stretching, and an ice pack may be used later to sooth the muscles and soft tissues.


2. Active physiotherapy, that focuses on specific exercises and stretching. For lower back pain actions, active exercise is the focus of the rehabilitation program.

This article focuses on active physiotherapy and exercise as a way to assist recover from back issues and prevent or minimize future flare-ups of low back pain.


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