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Back Pain

"How to Put an End to Back Pain and Stiffness Without Taking Painkillers, Without Risking Surgery and Without Having to Wait to See Your Doctor."

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A personal message from spine specialist Dr. Dereck Steffe:

  • Are you wondering how to relieve severe back pain? 
  • Are you wondering how to fix back pain?
  • Do you need help with your back pain?
  • Are you worried about back pain that isn't going away no matter how much rest you have been told to do?
  • Are you tired of doing "stretches" or other "strengthening" exercises that just don't seem to help or only help temporarily?
  • Are you frustrated that Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, or Acupuncture hasn't worked and your pain keeps coming back or is getting worse?
  • Have you consulted an orthopedic doctor and you don't like his suggestions for pills, injections or surgery?
  • Are you concerned that you are unable to "get back in shape" beacuse your concerned that exercise might hurt you more?
  • Are you having trouble keeping up with friends and family?
  • Do you wonder what is the "best lower back treatment?"

If this is you, I can help find a permanent fix to your back problem and give you back the physical autonomy you need to thrive. In most cases you don't have to...

  • Abandon the activities you love.
  • "Rest" for weeks at time because you are in pain.
  • Have risky surgery.
  • Take pain medications or have injections.

Click the link below to book a call with us if you would like to get some solid advice given to you over the phone. The phone call is complimentary and there is no obligation to book any appointments with us after the call is over. Our goal is to help you make the right decision about what to do next for the best.

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Five Common Back Pain Symptoms

Continue to read below and I'll show you EXACTLY how you can find the right solution for your Back Pain and get the relief you're looking for. But first I am going to disclose the most common Back Pain symptoms and the mistakes many patients make when it comes to solving their Back Pain. 

Do any of these sound familiar to you?

  • Back pain with leaning, bending, twisting or lifting. "Getting dressed or simple chores are difficult."
  • Pain or stiffness when you get out of bed in the morning. "It takes awhile to get going."
  • Annoying back pain when standing or walking too long. "I have to sit for 15 minutes to ease the pain."
  • Back pain when sitting too long or when getting back up. "I can't get comfortable, no matter what I do."
  • Pain shooting down the back of you leg. "It's frustrating that I can't walk, run, or bike as much as I want to."

Five Mistakes Patients With Back Pain Make

Avoid these mistakes.........find the right solution for YOUR back pain?

Doing Nothing & Accepting A Diagnosis For Thier Pain.

Have you had an X-Ray/MRI or been given an orthopedic diagnosis of - Sciatica? Spinal Stenosis? Bulging, herniated, ruptured discs? Arthritis? Degenerative joint disease? Back strain or sprain? Have you ever been told "There's nothing you can do about it" - "It's just a normal part of aging" or "You'll just have to live with it"? Although these are common diagnoses or things you may have been told, did you know there is still a way to get better? A way to improve or even eliminate your Back Pain. The problem is that most patients have had improper or incomplete treatment. This leads to more and more frustration and they start to believe they are out of options. Please don't give up...I've seen this many times and I'm here to tell you there is ALMOST ALWAYS something that can be done!  

Getting Advice on Google, WebMD or Youtube

These days we can find A LOT of information online. Some of that information is great, but some of it is incorrect or just flat out wrong. The danger is that each individual's injury, symptoms and health status is unique to them. What may seem like good advice and may be helpful for some, can actually make things worse for others. So, it's important to get proper advice that is specific to YOU and your specific problem.  

Resting Too Long

Resting immediately after an injury happens definitely has its benefits, but if you rest for too long your back can get very stiff, start to develop scar tissue, and your muscles become very weak. This makes your Back Pain worse and leads to more problems...and not just with your back. This is why its important to get proper treatment sooner rather than later.

Relying On Pain Medicaton

Taking pain medications presecibed by an orthopedic doctor can have immediate effects and be very helpful to work through an ACUTE injury, but you shouldn't have to rely on them for very long. Unfortunately, many patients have relied on pain pills for years "just to get through the day" or "keep up with their normal activities". If this is the case, you're really just masking the pain... and this is NOT a real solution for Back Pain!

Relying On A Back Brace

When you have Back Pain wearing a back brace can feel good. You're likely to feel more supported, have less pain and have more confidence to do the things you need or want to do. This is yet another way to simply mask the pain. Wearing a brace also means the muscles around the back and core don't have to work as hard, which leads to more weakness, instability and increased pain when not wearing the brace. What you really need is to figure out the underlying cause of your Back Pain and address THAT!

The Biggest Mistake Patients Make Is......

Not Seeking Expert Advice

We understand how hard it can be to find accurate information and sort through the many options to find the right treatment for your Back Pain. Over the years we've found that many people have made a lot of mistakes when trying to overcome their Back Pain. But, the number one mistake is...NOT SEEKING EXPERT ADVICE!  


If you would like to know how the Physical Therapy team at Return to Sport Therapy can help you live with less Back pain - we invite you to start with a completely free, no-obligation, risk free appointment.

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Note: This Free Taster Session is something that we offer to people who are very nervous or sceptical about Physiotherapy - unsure of its benefits or if it is right for them. If that sounds like you, then please start with a free taster session so that we can work with you to find out what is wrong and what can be done - without any financial risk on your part.


So the next question is:  

“How Can Choosing to See a Physical Therapist at Return to Sport Physio Help You Get Rid of Your Back Pain - In The Next Few Days?”

Here’s just a few of the things our Physical Therapy Team can do for you:  

  • ​We can quickly take away the pain and stiffness - often inside a couple of sessions  
  • ​We can help you find out what’s really going on, and get to the root cause of your Back pain once and for all - often inside 20 minutes ​
  • Pain can “zap” you of energy and limit a peaceful nights sleep - we can help you to enjoy sleeping at night and living with more energy each day  
  • ​We will ensure that your problem is “corrected” and “healed” properly - and we will provide you with the perfect set of exercises that will speed up your recovery  
  • ​We can help you put an end to taking all of those painkillers that are no good for your health long-term  
  • ​We can help you avoid dangerous spinal surgery - and painful injections  
  • ​We can help you keep out of the Doctor’s waiting room or from making repeat visits only to be given more pills!  
  • We can help you get back to enjoying quality time with family and friends that back pain has stolen from you  
  • We can help you to finally get a good night’s sleep without tossing and turning trying to find that one position that feels right  
  • We can help you to sit more comfortably and walk longer than 15 minutes without your back feeling weak and painful or like it is going to “give-way”...  

Basically, we can help you get back to living life free from the curse of chronic back pain  


Common back problems our Back Specialist can help you with....

  • Bulging, Herniated, Ruptured, "slipped" Discs
  • Degenerating Discs
  • Lower Back Muscle Strains
  • Foraminal Stenosis, Spinal Stenosis
  • How to Alleviate, ease Lower Back, Middle Back and Upper Back Pain 
  • Choosing Exercises for Lower Back Pain
  • Chronic Back Stiffnes
  • Mechanical Low Back Pain



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Some kind words from former patients.......

Dereck is by far the best PT professional that I have ever worked with. He is knowledgeable, caring, and is a consummate professional in his field. He has helped me immeasurably with my back issues, and was able to get me back on my feet and into a regimen of exercises that have been very effective in helping me avoid re-injury, despite a very rigorous exercise routine."

-Lynne W. 

"Dereck is a real pro. He did a great job helping my son recover from knee surgery, and me getting rid of lower back pain. He put us both on the road to recovery quickly. Dereck knows exactly what he needs to do, and how to do it. He works the muscles affecting the injured area, and provides the right exercises to keep you strong and healthy when you’re done with PT. He’s generous with his deep knowledge of health and the healing process. And he’s a great guy."

-John E.

"I worked with Dereck for over two years. I had a severe orthopedic issue and went from taking small painful steps to running a half marathon & participating triathlons. Derek's treatments, strength & movement exercises made all the difference. His deep knowledge of physiology allowed me to trust that I could run again. Derek encouraged me to get past my fear to get back to running. I am incredibly thankful that he did"

-Lori P.