Back pain is the most common reason for patients to seek pain specialists. Like neck pain, Acute Back Pain is characterized by sudden onset and can range from mild to severe. Chronic Back pain is characterized by lasting three months or longer and can range from mild to severe. The list of causes to back pain include:
- Soft tissue disorders
- Skeletal disorders
- Degenerative disorders
- Traumatic injury
However, there can be severe underlying conditions which cause back pain that are best assessed by a doctor.
Back pain can be complicated to diagnose, but at PriMMed we take a detailed and customized approach for every patient. Our specialists seek to eliminate the need for traditional back surgery and often are able to reduce or eliminate patient reliance on opioid pain medication. We may recommend a combination of treatments such as minimally invasive procedures, controlled medication, physical or occupational therapy and alternative therapies alleviate back pain.
Contact us today if you are experiencing any type of back pain.