What is it?
Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide.
What are the causes?
- Skeletal irregularities such as scoliosis (a curvature of the spine), lordosis (an abnormally exaggerated arch in the lower back), kyphosis (excessive outward arch of the spine), and other congenital anomalies of the spine.
- Sprains (overstretched or torn ligaments), strains (tears in tendons or muscle), and spasms (sudden contraction of a muscle or group of muscles)
- Traumatic Injury
- Degenerative problems
- Intervertebral disc degeneration
- Arthritis or other inflammatory disease in the spine
- Nerve and spinal cord problems
- Spinal nerve compression, inflammation and/or injury
- Sciatica (also called radiculopathy)
- Spinal stenosis, the narrowing of the spinal column that puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerves
What are the symptoms?
Back pain can range from a muscle aching to a shooting, burning or stabbing sensation. In addition, the pain may radiate down your leg or worsen with bending, twisting, lifting, standing or walking.
How do you diagnose?
- Physical exam
- Neurologic exam
- Range of motion test
- Leg raise test
- Imaging(A CT scan/Myelogram, MRI, Injection studies)
What treatments we offer for it?
- Muscle relaxants
- Narcotic pain medications
- Epidural steroid injections
- Manual manipulation
- Spinal neuro decompression
- Laser Therapy
- Shock wave
How you will improve?
With a multidisciplinary approach, a rigorous patient assessment followed by the implementation of uniquely-tailored, individually specific treatment plans to get you back to your best – fast. Contact us today for more information or fill out the form below for an appointment.
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