Back Pain

Among the various sources of pain our pain management doctors treat, back pain is the most common. It’s not surprising. Over 80% of pain-related issues in the United States are caused by back pain. Left untreated, back pain can severely limit you from performing normal daily activities. If you are suffering from back pain, our pain management team can help relieve your pain. We utilize the latest conservative medical techniques to treat and manage back pain.

Back Pain Symptoms

Back pain can range from aches in the muscle to shooting pain down through the legs. We do recommend seeing a pain doctor for back pain that:

  • Lasts more than a few weeks
  • Causes weakness or tingling in the legs
  • Severe pain that does not improve

In some cases, immediate medical attention is required for back pain that:

  • Causes bowel or bladder problems
  • Accompanied by a fever
  • The result of any type of impact to the back

Back Pain Causes

Back pain can be the result of an injury, disease, genetics, or wear and tear. In some cases, back pain can even develop without a cause. Some of the more common causes of back pain are:

  • Muscle strain
  • Ligament strain
  • Bulging or ruptured discs
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis

Preventing Back Pain

Our pain doctors always recommend our patients lead a healthy lifestyle to help prevent back pain. To keep the back strong, exercise at a comfortable level, stretch, maintain a healthy weight, stop smoking, maintain good posture, and lift heavy objects properly.

Back Pain Treatment

If you are suffering from back pain, pain management treatments can help. Our pain management physician group has the experience and expertise to relive your pain. Back pain can be treated with a number of different procedures. Depending on the location, source, and severity of your back pain, some of the procedures we use are:

  • Medication
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nerve block
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Spinal cord stimulator
  • Radio frequency
  • Pain pumps

Accepting New Patients

Pain Treatment Institute is accepting new patients. Contact our office to schedule an appointment.

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