Lower Back Pain Physiotherapy

Sydney’s leading lower back pain treatment specialists

Elite Spinal Physiotherapy is a leading lower back pain treatment clinic located in the heart of Sydney’s medical hub in Bondi Junction. All practitioners have a particular interest in lower back pain physiotherapy, in particular the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of spine related disorders. We provide a targeted hands-on approach to treatment, which is followed by providing a tailored rehabilitation program focused on restoring your optimal body and spine function. All our certified physiotherapists have a strong exercise rehabilitation focus and maintain that patient self-management strategies play an integral role in the prevention of ongoing lower back pain or other spine related disorders.


Conditions We Treat

Lower back pain treatment will vary according to the specific cause, however will most likely involve non-invasive hands-on treatment followed by a tailored exercise program. Our main point of difference is we are a spine focused clinic, so we are very experienced and provide best-in-class treatment to improve the speed of your recovery. We work closely with a great team of local Neurosurgeons, Sports Physicians, Pain Specialists, Psychologists and Radiology clinics, so you have the very best team on your side to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Bulging Disc

Facet Dysfunction

Poor Posture

Pelvic Pain

Sciatica

Low Back Pain

SIJ Dysfunction

Scoliosis

It is estimated that 70-90% of people will suffer from lower back pain in some form at some point in their lives

Common Lower Back Pain Symptoms

Your lower back is made up of interconnecting bones, facet joints, ligaments and nerves which is responsible for supporting the upper body and providing strength and mobility. Most back pain is a result of an injury to these specific areas. Symptoms of back pain can range from mild to debilitating symptoms that can severely impact your day-to-day function. Common symptoms can include;

  • Sharp burning pain
  • Tingling or numbness of lower extremities (Sciatica)
  • Muscle tightness and spasm
  • Loss of bladder or bowel control
  • Difficulty standing, walking or sitting

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

Unfortunately, lower back pain has many causes due to the daily stress and movement that is transmitted through the spine and discs, although the main source of pain generally coming from the Lumbar Spine Discs, Facet Joints, bony growth or nerve impingement. Whether your pain is classified as mechanical or radicular pain, the most common causes of acute lower back pain include;

  • Repetitive movements
  • Loading of the spine
  • Disc Bulge
  • Impinged or inflamed nerve