Lower Back Pain

Pain in lower back have become very common among people as people have become overweight and sedentary. Increase use of computer and mobile devices, increase sitting and reduced physical activity contribute to pain and dysfunction of lower back. Range of lower back pain can be from mild to severe and may worsen with time. LBP accounts for increased absence from work that costs time and money of both employers and workers.

Why Treatment Of Lower Back Pain At IPRC Is Better Than Conventional Physical Therapy?

Mostly, conventional low back pain treatment focuses on the site of pain without treating the exact cause of your pain and dysfunction. Treating the cause of LBP will lead to effective and successful treatment.

To get to the exact cause of lower back pain, two factors must be identified:

Motor dysfunction:

Because spine is involved in all movements of human body, dysfunction of motor patterns anywhere in the kinetic chain can lead to LBP.

Lower Back PainTreatment In Islamabad
Lower Back Pain treatment in islamabad

Pain Generation

Multiple structures of body can cause referred pain in your lower back. Pain can also arise due to entrapment or compression of nerves by other structures.

In most cases, specific movements may cause irritation of nerves, muscle or joint. Since different structures may cause referred pain in your lower back region, we must identify the exact cause and primary origin of failure of load transfer.

Conventional physical therapy does not focus on core strengthening exercises, ignoring multiple factors that play an important role during dynamic movement.

At IPRC, we analyze and assess your body while in motion so that faulty motor patterns can be identified. We also identify compensation habits that can cause low back pain.

Why IPRC is clinic of choice for lower back pain treatment?

At IPRC, our treatment protocols not only focus on treating your symptoms, but it will eliminate the source of your pain. We always use custom design and personalized treatment approach to treat the unique condition based on the appropriate diagnosis and examination.

Most physical therapy clinics use one-size-fit-all approach to treat your lower back pain, treating all of patients with routine exercises and therapies that fails to show optimal outcome and does not promote appropriate healing. Inappropriate diagnosis mostly aggravates your condition, thus prolong the process of healing. If you want your lower back pain to be eliminated for good in appropriate time period, then IPRC is the clinic of choice for LBP.

Symptoms, Causes And Risk Factors Of Lower Back Pain


  • Persistent ache
  • Dull pain
  • Pain that goes to legs and buttocks
  • Pain that worsens with increased sitting
  • Pain that reduces with position change
  • Morning pain that improves with movement
  • Muscle spasm of low back region
  • Decreased mobility


  • Trauma and injury from sports, accidents or exercise
  • Degenerative disc disease or herniated disc
  • Dysfunction of facet joint
  • Dysfunction of sacroiliac (SI) joint
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Muscular imbalances or weakness
  • Overuse from occupation or exercise 

Risk Factors

  • Inactive or sedentary lifestyle
  • Excessive sitting
  • Being overweight or out of shape
  • Poor technique of lifting
  • Deficits of running or walking gait
  • Age related wear and tear
  • Weak pelvic and core muscles  

Lower Back Pain Treatment At IPRC

At IPRC, we utilize individualized and comprehensive approach for rehabilitation of lower back pain. We combine scientific proven and most advanced treatment protocols of lower back with the vast experience and expertise to get best results in order to relieve pain and achieve healthy functional movements

Our treatment includes:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Physical therapy
  • Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS)
  • McKenzie exercises
  • Postural re-education and restoration
  • Acupuncture
  • Myofascial release
  • Ultrasound
  • Transcutaneous Electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Interferential current therapy (IFC)
  • Dry needling

We design personalized treatment protocols according to the specific needs of patient and unique condition they are suffering from. Our goal is to eliminate your pain and treat the root cause of your dysfunction and pain so that you can enjoy pain free and active life

Best treatment options

Acute lower back pain treatment:

Trauma from accident, sport or exercise or sudden pain arising due to excessive occupational use or lifting can lead to sudden onset LBP.

Treatment may include:

  • Ultrasound
  • Dry needling
  • TENS
  • IFC
  • Stretching exercises

Chronic lower back pain treatment:

Chronic ongoing pain in lower back region is not normal. This type of pain must be treated by physical therapists, chiropractor or back pain doctors. Poor and inadequate treatment, poor coping strategies, inappropriate diagnosis and emotional stress often leads to chronic lower back pain. 

Best treatment for chronic lower back pain:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Physical therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Acupuncture
  • Strengthening exercises
islamabad physiotherapy and rehabilitation center
islamabad physiotherapy and rehabilitation center
islamabad physiotherapy and rehabilitation center

Prevention Of Lower Back Pain

The best way to prevent pain in lower back is to stay active physically. Walking is very beneficial as cycles of gait recruits almost all joints and muscles of your body in pattern they are normally intended to move. This regular walking not only helps in maintaining normal and healthy spine but also improves cardiovascular fitness and also helps in maintaining healthy weight.

Maintaining appropriate posture while using mobile and electronic devices and taking adequate rest breaks from sitting during day can be helpful in preventing lower back pain. 

Get personalized treatment at IPRC designed for you:

At IPRC, we never use cookie-cutter exercises to treat your low back pain. We are fully aware that each patient has unique anatomy and every condition has specific characteristics so we utilize individualized treatment protocols that is especially designed for your lower back pain and dysfunction. Our first goal is to get to the exact cause of your dysfunction and pain and to correct it as early as possible so that you can enjoy healthy and active lifestyle. we use custom design and personalized treatment approach for each patient. Our one-on-one physical therapy after proper examination will eliminate the root cause of your lower back pain.

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Get Pain Free Treatment Of Lower Back That Really Works

Traditional treatment of lower back involves continuous use of medications and drugs to treat symptoms without treating the exact source of your lower back pain. Failure of these medications leads to surgeries. Evidence proved that conservative care is very effective in treating LBP as compared to surgery.

At IPRC, we resolve and treat the exact cause of your pain and dysfunction. Our individualized one-on-one treatment protocols will result in best and successful treatment of your lower back pain and dysfunction. If you want to eliminate your LBP for good, schedule an appointment today with our lower back pain specialists so that you can get back to your active lifestyle and enjoy life to its full. 

Dr. Aleem Certifications In Physical Therapy

Certified Mulligan Practitioner

He is also Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP) in 2020. Mulligan Manual therapy is used to treat pain and injuries like back pain, neck pain, upper and lower extremities injuries. It reduces pain and improves mobility and range of motion. Mulligan concepts include natural apophyseal glides (NAGS), Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides (SNAGS) and Mobilization with Movement (MWM) to treat variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Aleem is only CMP of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

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Dr. Aleem also delivers lecture on ergonomics at corporate sector in whole Pakistan including Telenor, PTCL and Ufone.