If you’ve been referred by your primary care physician to see a pain management doctor, you may be wondering what to expect from your first visit. First, you should know what a pain management doctor is. A pain management doctor has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of pain. They may be board-certified in
The spine gives your body structure and provides support to enable you to stand up. Without it, you cannot move freely and bend with flexibility. As we age, the spine’s structure changes, causing a narrowing of the space around the spinal cord. This is called spinal stenosis. Symptoms of spinal stenosis can worsen over time.
Lower back pain is a common problem among many Americans. Fortunately, in a majority of cases, it gets better without the need for medical intervention. Sometimes, however, symptoms can be a cause for concern and may require further investigation by a doctor in order to manage the pain successfully. The lower back, also known as
Scoliosis is a condition affecting the spine that causes it to be in a curved position, such as an “S” or a “C” shape. Because the vertebrae are out of proper alignment, scoliosis can pull the ribcage out of position, put strain on the back muscles, and damage the nerves – leading to pain and
Neck pain and back pain tend to develop either slowly, so you hardly realize it, or suddenly from an acute injury that never seems to get better. Either way, you want to find relief from the pain, because it can interfere with your ability to enjoy life or to engage in your favorite and everyday
For many individuals who experience debilitating back pain, surgery has always been a recommended treatment method. However, despite the safety of many surgeries, outcomes for a small percentage may still be unpredictable. Some patients who undergo back surgery may risk having failed back surgery syndrome. Let’s talk about why you may still experience back pain
One of the most common reasons why people around the world miss school, work, and other activities is back pain. The intensity of the problem can range from constant muscle tension to a sharp, stabbing sensation. Many cases of back pain can resolve on their own after a few days with some rest and the
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