- Tension in the lower back
Tension in the lower back may occur as the result of acute injury or chronic injury. Acute injury is the result of an accident or illness and is something that happens suddenly. Chronic injury is defined as pain which is ongoing in nature with minimal changes to symptomatology as time has passed.
- Difficulty moving
Changes to range of motion, your ability to move between sitting to standing and your ability to sustain a seated posture over a period of time are all indicators of changes to your body’s ability to move through it’s normal ranges. You may also notice changes in your ability to get through your work day pain free, finish your workouts or simply stand and watch your child’s sport.
- A cramping sensation in the back that comes and goes
This is a common symptom of lower back spasms and is something which needs to be investigated in depth by a Soft Tissue Occupational Therapist. There are a number of reasons why you may be experiencing a cramping sensation in your back, with muscular spasming being one of many causes.
- An aching sensation down the lower leg
There are a number of muscles which may refer pain to your lower limb. This will need to be treated by a Soft Tissue Occupational Therapist to prevent further complications.
- Intense pain in the lower back
One of the most obvious symptoms of a lower back spasm is intense pain in the lower back.
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms consult one of our Soft Tissue Occupational Therapists now. We will be able to get you back to normal fast using a range of hands on and at home treatment techniques!