If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. When there is pain or injury, the muscles of the lower back and pelvic floor can misfire leading to pain and a loss of muscular control during specific movements. A recent scientific article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) noted that the lifetime prevalence of low back pain in the adult general population to be as high as 84%. As well, the incidence of chronic low back pain ranges from 34% to 59%.
Through a detailed assessment we will review your aggravating factors for back pain, with a focus on alignment, joints, ligaments and muscle balance. Core strengthening of the deep postural muscles of the body is also an important component of treatment.