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Treatment for Back Pain and Neck Pain

We can help your back pain and neck pain

Research indicates that at least 70% of people in developed countries will experience low back or neck pain at some point in their lives.

Back pain is a common complaint. Most people in the United States will experience low back pain at least once during their lives.

What are the signs/symptoms of back and neck problems?

  • Recurring pain or pain that does not go away
  • Stiffness or swelling of a joint
  • Back or neck pain which limits your activity
  • Numbness or  tingling
  • Difficulty sitting or standing
  • Loss of motion and flexibility
  • Decreased balance and falls
  • Difficulty walking or climbing stairs
  • Headaches
  • Decreased endurance and muscular weakness

What are the underlying causes of back and neck pain?

Injuries, disease, bad habits and repetitive stress can lead to low back pain and neck pain

How are back pain and neck pain treated at Olympic Sports & Spine?

Our physical therapists will assess your mobility and help you to restore normal  motion. Your muscle strength, coordination and balance will also be examined.  Our well trained therapists will assess and treat the underlying cause of your musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems.  We are experts in restoring optimum function so that you can return to the activities you enjoy!

At Olympic Sports & Spine you will be thoroughly evaluated. You and your therapist will design a treatment plan which meets your specific needs. Treatment may include: therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, body mechanics training, and modalities as needed (ultrasound, electrical stimulation, cold laser, etc).  A home exercise program will be developed for you to assist you in achieving your goals.  

What are the goals of back pain and neck pain treatment?

Our goals are to assist you in decreasing your pain and in regaining normal mobility, strength and function.  We want to quickly and safely help you correct the following problems:


  • Muscle imbalances (tight or weak)
  • Hypermobility/instability (increased motion)
  • Hypomobility (loss of motion)
  • Decreased mobility of muscle, tissue or fascia (connective  tissue)
  • Inhibited muscles
  • Postural issues ("bad habits")

This service is offered at:

Gig Harbor Clinic
Tacoma Clinic
Lakewood Clinic
Puyallup Clinic
South Hill Clinic
Spanaway Clinic
University Place Clinic

Manual therapy can help your pain. Please visit our page on MANUAL THERAPY

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