Back Pain

Back Pain

Back pain can be located in the upper, middle, or lower back and can have several causes.

Typical symptoms, include:

  • Pain
  • Numbness/tingling in the arms or legs
  • Muscle spasms

Treatment of Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common forms of pain and most adults will experience it at some point in their lives. Pain in the back can feel like a shooting pain going down the arms or legs or a dull, achy, and throbbing type pain. When the pain is originating from the neck, you may feel symptoms in your shoulders, arms, or hands. Some common causes include degenerative disease, disc herniations, spinal stenosis, and trauma. There are many other causes and some that will necessitate an in-person evaluation with a physician. Our goal is to help identify the source of your pain and make appropriate treatment suggestions for you.

Treatment options include:

  • Pain medications, such as anti-inflammatories
  • Physical therapy
  • Heat and ice
  • Massage therapy

Once a diagnosis is made, we will provide the most appropriate treatment options for you.