Back pain is one of the most common types of chronic pain in adults. Any back pain that lasts longer than three months is considered chronic and should be treated by a professional. Back pain can endure in a variety of ways, including stiffness, aching, soreness or shooting pains. Here are a few of the most common types of back pain treated by the Comprehensive Pain Institute:
- Herniated discs
- Sprains and Strains
- Spinal Stenosis
What should I know about lower back pain?
Lower back pain is a common problem that impacts almost everyone at some point in their life. For most people, lower back pain resolves on its own with at-home treatments in a few days or a few weeks. However, for some, lower back pain turns into a chronic problem that persists for months, or even years, and impacts physical, emotional, and mental health.
What causes lower back pain?
Lower back pain can develop from a number of causes. It most often occurs due to a mechanical issue in your back. Common causes of lower back pain include:
- Sprains and strains
- Annular Tears
- Degenerative Disc
- Chronic Paravertebral Muscle Atrophy
- Lumbar facet injury
- Back instability
- SI Joint Pain
- Sacroiliac joint syndrome
- Disc degeneration
- Herniated disc
- Traumatic injury
- Spinal stenosis
- Underlying health conditions can also lead to lower back pain, such as fibromyalgia or arthritis.
Back Pain Treatment
Back Doctors in Lewisville TX, Benbrook & Bedford
If you are experiencing persistent or debilitating back pain, the doctors at the Comprehensive Pain Institute have state-of-the-art comprehensive treatment options. We can help to properly diagnose your condition and provide a plan to treat the source of your pain. A combination of one or many types of treatment may be recommended.
Acute pain from accident or work/sports injuries
Complex regional pain syndrome
Vertebral compression fractures
Post-injury or surgery scar pain