Back Pain

The primary treatment for back pain is physical therapy. Stan Mathew, MD finds using physical therapies produces excellent results in most of his patients when they have back pain. Types of physical therapy for back pain include:

  • Stretching and flexibility exercises
  • Core strengthening
  • Fixing your posture
  • Pain tolerance testing
  • Yoga
  • Heat treatments
  • Ice or cold therapies
  • Massage therapy

Cedar Rapids

UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital
1026 A Ave NE
5th Floor
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 369-7331


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
350 N Grandview Ave
Third Floor
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 557-2894


UnityPoint Health Jones Regional
1795 HWY. 64 E.
Anamosa, IA 52205
(319) 462-6131