Spine Specialty Program

Specializing in Conservative Spine Care

Although common, back pain is often misunderstood and left untreated. Athletico continues to develop and train a multitude of Physical Therapists with specific, hands-on skills to provide the most optimal patient outcome. This hands-on technique is often referred to as manual therapy. Athletico Physical Therapy Spine Specialists reduce symptoms, identify and treat the source of pain. We believe in providing specificity of care for all conditions and ensure every treatment session is valuable.

Athletico Physical Therapists have advanced certification in manual therapy and adhere to evidence based practice principles making the Spine Specialty Program an excellent treatment option.

If you’re interested in Athletico’s Spine Specialty Program, or are experiencing spine pain symptoms, request an appointment at an Athletico near you.

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For Low Back Pain, Physical Therapy Saves Medicare MoneyFor Low Back Pain, Physical Therapy Can Save Money

Athletico is a proud member of the Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI). Recently, the APTQI conducted a study that provides important evidence that the use of physical therapy early in treatment of low back pain may lead to reduced costs through less utilization of other types of healthcare services, including reduced use of downstream injections and surgeries, among others. Click here to read more in depth about the study and how Physical Therapy can reduce total Medicare costs.

IMG_6347Patients experiencing the following symptoms may benefit from seeing a spine specialist (patients may experience multiple symptoms):

  • Muscle spasms
  • Muscle tension
  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Numbness and/or tinlging of arms and/or legs
  • “Pinching” in the neck/back when moving
  • Chronic pain conditions
  • Hip, knee, ankle, and foot problems
  • Hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder problems
  • Injuries caused by accidents
  • Work related injuries

Physician, Chiropractor, Dentist may diagnose:

  • Mechanical Neck or Low Back Pain
  • Disc Herniation
  • Disc Bulge
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Neck or Low Back Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Neck or Low Back Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Athletico Physical Therapy Treatment Options:

  • Joint Mobilization/Manipulation
  • Balance Training
  • Corrective Exercises
  • Neuromuscular Conditioning
  • Patient Education
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Dry Needling
  • McKenzie Therapy

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