Our Expertise: Lumbar pathologies

WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT PHYSIOTHERAPIST EXPERT IN THE LUMBAR SPINE?

  • If you have back pain while getting up in the morning
  • When bending over or getting up is difficult or causes pain
  • If you experience low back pain or feel limited with every day activities or sports.
  • You feel like your lower back is blocked.
  • If you are experiencing back pain that extends down to your buttocks or down your leg.
  • When staying in the same position for a long time increases your back pain.

THE INTERVENTION OF OUR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

A physiotherapist will perform a complete evaluation of your lumbar spine, as well as assessing the upper back, pelvis and hips.

  • He will be able to find the source of the pains and will be able to formulate a treatment plan according to the problems found.
  • Treatment goals will focus on optimizing muscle control and joint mobility. Your physiotherapist will also take the necessary time to explain the origin of your pain to your.
  • Physiotherapists also have an important role to play in evaluating your posture and workplace ergonomics. They can provide you with advice and exercises to reduce your pain.
  • The physiotherapist will also be able to evaluate your problematic sports movements in order to improve their quality and reduce the sources of pain.

COMMONS DIAGNOSIS

Lumbar pathologies:

  • Disc hernias (with or without radiculopathy)
  • Lumbar sprain
  • Sciatica (problems with the sciatic nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis or rhumatoïd arthritis of the lumbar spine
  • Muscular tension (paravertebrals)
  • Muscular weakness
  • Lower back pain
  • Vertebral fracture
  • Spinal or foraminal stenosis
  • Spondylolisis, spondylolysthesis
  • Scoliosis (postural problem)

 

Sacro-iliac/Pelvic pathologies:

  • Osteoarthritis, rhumatoid arthritis of the pelvic region or sacro-iliac
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Sacrum/Coccyx fracture
  • Pelvic-related pain
  • Pregnancy-related pain
  • Perineal and urogenital disorder
  • Muscular weakness of the pelvic region