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Can physical therapy help lower back pain?

I am a 46 year old female. I have lower back pain. Can physical therapy help lower back pain?

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Absolutely! First, an assessment and history is required as there are several causes of lower back pain. Specific and guided stretching routine, followed by a variety of treatment modalities including manual therapy and therapeutic exercise would be developed for you based on your response. Education and postural care is very critical to attaining and maintaining better outcomes.
Yes, absolutely. Physical therapy is very beneficial in treating low back pain.