If you’re dealing with back pain that has lasted more than six weeks or you’ve sustained a back injury, it may be time to consider back physical therapy. In some cases, physical therapy may be able to offer pain relief, since it focuses on promoting healing, restoring movement and function, and relieving pain. Physical therapy programs used for back injury treatment generally include both active exercises and passive physical therapy. Here’s a closer look at the various modalities of physical therapy that may be used to help treat back injury and pain.

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