As the most common type of pain after headache in the world, it is an important health problem that negatively affects a person’s work and social life. It affects 75-85% of the population in any period of their lives. It may occur as a result of trauma or activity, or it can occur without any cause. Still lifestyle, heavy load lifting, posture disorder, wrong and abrupt bending, long time driving, excessive smoking and alcohol consumption, excess weight, weak muscles, pregnancy, stress are among the factors that cause low back pain. For these reasons, the severity of low back pain may vary from person to person.
Classical Methods in the Treatment of Low Back Pain
In the treatment of low back pain, we call classical physical therapy methods such as hotpack (superficial heat), TENS, vacuum application with interference current, us and Short wave diathermy (deep heat), traction and magnetotherapy are frequently used. Another method that supports these treatments is HIL (high intensity laser) therapy. With HIL therapy, 70% decrease in pain and an increase in mobility can be achieved in 4-72 hours after the first session.