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Acute Lumbar Strain

Acute lumbar strain, also known as a pulled muscle or muscle strain, typically occurs due to the overstretching or tearing of the muscles or tendons in the lower back region. There are several factors that can contribute to the development of acute lumbar strain:
  • Sudden, forceful movements
  • Poor posture
  • Weak core muscles
  • Inadequate warm-up or conditioning
  • Repetitive activities
  • Poor body mechanics
East Tennessee Spine and Sport, a reputable provider of outpatient physical therapy services in the Knoxville area, offers an exceptional Acute Lumbar Strain therapy program. Dedicated to promoting optimal recovery and pain relief, their skilled team of therapists is well-versed in addressing this common condition that affects the lower back. The program combines evidence-based techniques, personalized treatment plans, and state-of-the-art equipment to effectively manage acute lumbar strain. With a focus on reducing pain, restoring mobility, and preventing further injury, East Tennessee Spine and Sport's therapy program incorporates a comprehensive range of modalities such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, electrical stimulation, and heat or cold therapy. Their experienced therapists work closely with patients, providing education on proper body mechanics, posture, and ergonomic modifications to facilitate healing and prevent future occurrences. Whether it's helping individuals recover from a sports-related injury or a strain caused by everyday activities, East Tennessee Spine and Sport is dedicated to helping patients regain their strength and resume their active lifestyles.
At East Tennessee Spine and Sport, their team of skilled professionals employs various strategies to effectively manage and treat acute lumbar strain. They begin with a comprehensive evaluation to assess the severity of the strain, followed by implementing pain management techniques using over-the-counter or prescribed medications. Rest and activity modification are advised initially, while their dedicated physical therapists play a crucial role in developing personalized treatment plans. These plans incorporate therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques to reduce pain, improve flexibility, and strengthen muscles. East Tennessee Spine and Sport also prioritize patient education on proper body mechanics and lifestyle modifications, along with the application of heat or cold therapy when necessary. In more severe cases, additional interventions such as chiropractic care or corticosteroid injections may be considered.
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