Treatment for Spine Injuries

At Fort Collins Physical Therapy, we provide diagnosis and treatment for these types of spine injuries:

  • Pinched Nerve Roots – Herniated spinal discs can pinch nerve roots between the vertebrae and the disc causing pain and numbness
  • Degenerative Joint Disease – Degenerative arthritis in the joints of the spine
  • Facet Syndrome – Pain in the joints in the spine
  • Spinal Stenosis – The abnormal narrowing of the spinal canal that restricts the spinal cord and causes pain, numbness
  • Piriformis Syndrome – Caused by the sciatic nerve being compressed by the piriformis muscle causing pain, tingling, and numbness in the buttocks and along the sciatic nerve
  • Spinal Discectomy – We can help with rehabilitation following surgery
  • Spinal Fusion – We can help with rehabilitation following surgery
  • Spinal Arthroplasty (disc replacement) – We can help with rehabilitation following surgery
  • Spinal Compression – Herniated or bulging disc that becomes compressed between vertebrae, pinching nerves in the process
  • Spinal Fracture – Breaking or cracking of the vertebrae caused by trauma or compression
  • Strains/Sprains – Stretching or tearing of muscles, tendons, or ligaments causing pain and muscle spasms
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle Weakness/Core Instability – We can help with strengthening exercises and core stabilization to correct this condition
  • Sacroiliitis – Inflammation of the joint in the pelvis between the sacrum and the ilium that can cause pain in the low back, buttock, or thigh
  • Back Pain from Pregnancy