Chronic Low Back Pain is a persistent, prevalent, complex and multi-faceted problem for many people. Your Help is now needed for investigating a new and hopeful area of Applied Body and Movement Therapy in Clinical Research
More than half of all adults will experience back or neck pain at some point during their lifetime, and these health issues currently rank as the second most common reason for medical visits, trailing only upper respiratory infections. Of these, a smaller percentage can become chronic.
More than 85% of patients seen in primary care have low back pain that cannot be attributed or blamed to a specific disease nor anatomical abnormality on X-ray, CT Scan or MRI. In other words, there can be no known or exact cause for most cases.
Recently, total estimated expenditures spent in the U.S. on the diagnosis and management of low back pain and spine conditions have increased significantly -- to the amount of $90 billion each year --despite few changes in the overall health status of people who experience these conditions.
Chronic Low Back Pain can be a complicated and diminishing situation - with a multiple plethora of professional opinions and treatment options ranging from traditional drugs and surgery to a full range of other alternative health and healing approaches. Yet, it’s incidence and recurrence continues to grow and persist. Might there be something else that is missing - that has otherwise been overlooked?
We are a Clinical Research organization & Physical Therapy practice specializing in movement coordination and learning, perceptually informed biofeedback and mind-body medicine approaches toward the intended purpose of modulating individually nuanced chronic pain states, and to further achieve toward re-habilitating your full movement recovery and the restoration of your prior lifestyles and aspired functions.
Our current Low Back Pain research seeks to find out whether there are significant differences between two existing types of body awareness training methods for improved stability and control of the spine, and the modulation of attention…Read more…
New and exciting discoveries are now revealing how uniquely devised Neuroplasticity Techniques can be applied to help ameliorate many cases of long standing chronic pain problems and multifaceted pain syndromes. we are currently seeking new patients as study participants… Read more
Conventional and usual approaches in the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain - especially LBP- remains inefficacious and problematic. As cited in JAMA, numerous medical specialty review boards, The N.Y. Times, and through the Consumer Reports’ ‘Choosing Wisely’ campaign, authorities have cited… Read More
Articles & Blogs
NIH Says Current Treatment of Chronic Pain Has Created 'Silent Epidemic'. Read More:
Chronic pain not only hurts, it also causes isolation and depression. But there’s hope. Read More:
Eight ways to deal with chronic pain.
These steps, distilled from research and experience, can help manage chronic pain. Read More
The Problem With Treating Pain in America. Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, and between 5 to 8 million use opioids for long-term pain management. Read More