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Taking On Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is an epidemic in healthcare affecting a wide variety of people. From parents on the go, to the 9 - 5 office workers, to athletes, lower back pain runs the gamut.

Though the pain may feel the same, Pinnacle knows different causes require different solutions. See what our personalized treatment can do for you!

What is Lower
Back Pain?

The lumbar region within our back is prone to injury, often resulting in pain or discomfort. Pain from the lower back can feel like a dull ache, or like a sharp, shooting pain and is often caused by strained muscles, sports or workout injuries, poor posture, and more. Without corrective exercises and therapy, lower back pain can continue to get worse!

How Can We Help?

Lower back pain is not something to be brushed off or ignored, even if the condition is common. Pinnacle Physical Therapy is here to help you live pain free!

Understanding Your Back Pain

The first step in treating your lower back pain is understanding what causes it. Whether the pain is related to your job, exercise regimen, playing sports, or more, our PT team will determine the source and use that information to create a personalized therapy plan.

Get a Full Body Evaluation

The next step to treating your lower back pain is to get a full body evaluation.Your physical therapist will use this evaluation to pinpoint the cause of your lower back pain and create a personalized solution.

Treating Your Back Pain

Your physical therapists will next develop a personalized plan consisting of stretches, exercises, and manual therapy to ensure your back is properly healing and the pain is being alleviated.

On-Going Care

Along with treatment sessions, your PT will teach you an at-home exercise routine to speed up your recovery! We utilize an app on your phone and a video based program so you don't have to decipher stick figure drawings or try to go off memory.

Common Lower
Back Pain

Chronic Low Back Pain

Low back pain lasting for 12 weeks or longer, usually occurring after an injury.

Low Back Degenerative Disc Disease

Years of wear and tear on spinal discs can cause chronic back pain.


A curvature of the spine, often diagnosed in childhood, can cause lower back pain.

Low Back Herniated Disc

The discs that lay between the spinal bones act as a buffer and allow you to move with ease. These discs can become torn or leak, resulting in a herniated disc.


Sciatica occurs when a herniated disc pushes on the sciatic nerve, sending sharp pains throughout your lower body.

SI Joint Pain

SI joint pain is caused by injuries to the joints existing between the spine and the hip.

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Hands-On Physical Therapy

Pinnacle Physical Therapy utilizes a holistic approach to our hands-on physical therapy treatments. You may already have a diagnosis for your back pain, and you're looking for a non-invasive, medication-free method of treatment.

Or, you may not know the reason, and you need someone to find the root of the problem and find a natural solution.

There are also plenty of ways to get relief at home! To learn more, read our Free Report!

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mid back pain patient at pinnacle physical therapy


’While working on my back issue, I mentioned that I had trouble because I have vertigo. I have had it for about 20 years. He said “I can fix that”.  My vertigo is gone, and it is like I have a new way of life!

I met Brian  Murphy because he has started expanding his business to the Chenal Country Club fitness center. I am having back surgery in December and feel it is very important that I get stronger before my surgery. He was the perfect person for me to work with. He was very concerned that we target areas that will improve my strength before the surgery but yet not hurt my back in the process. He is very knowledgeable but I think his main attribute is that he is concerned, easy to work with and extremely  encouraging.  While working on my back issue, I mentioned that I had trouble because I have  vertigo. I have had it for about 20 years. He said “I can fix that”. I had a procedure done about 25 years ago to work on it but I thought at this point I was just going to live with it the rest of my life. We set up an appointment and through his maneuver that holds your head in a certain position, the crystals that are out of line flow back into the inner ear.  It only took about 10 minutes, is pain-free, and then he gave  me specific instructions on how to move around for the next two days. My vertigo is gone, and it is like I have a new way of life!  He has truly changed my life, and I will forever be grateful. He kept following up with me every day to see how I was doing, and it’s rare now to feel that a doctor is that concerned with your well-being and your outcome. I would highly recommend him for both physical therapy and definitely if you have benign positional vertigo. He is great."

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"Hands down, one of the best experiences I've ever had with a doctor.

For a bit of a background, I'm a 23 year old IT guy and have been one for about 5 years, so my job has me sitting quite a lot. Also, I injured my back quite badly about a year ago, and for 9 months I was unable to do any of the fun physical activities I used to do (climbing, running, going to the gym, etc) due to extreme sciatic pain. I simply couldn't extend my left leg at all and couldn't bend over to pick anything up. I was beginning to lose hope that I'd ever get better. I tried Chiropractic care, which DID help, but I was so weak that the results of the treatments wouldn't stick due to being immobilized for so long. Without muscle, bones simply won't stay in the proper position.

Going to PT at Pinnacle helped me build my body back up to the point of being able to do everything I used to do on a regular basis, and now I've even started to go to a gym again! After the first visit, we both figured that it would take a very long time to treat this problem as the pain was so great and my mobility was so hindered, but due to his hard work and dedication I ended up gaining a lot of my mobility back just after 3 visits, which caught us both by surprise.

As of today (visit #5, about a month and a half into PT) I am able to move like I used to, and in some ways even better than before. It's amazing to finally have my life back after the most annoying and painful year in my life. Please give him a try if you're in any pain, I know it can be intimidating if you haven't done this before, but you won't regret it."

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