Nearly all of us experience back pain at some point in our lives. Back and spine pain usually results from a problem related to the muscles, ligaments, or nerves around the spinal cord. As the spinal cord is the main support to the human body, back and spine pain can negatively affect everyday life.
Our specialists at Virgin Islands Neurology are expertly trained to help you deal with your back and spine pain. We offer a variety of pain management treatments that can help relieve your pain.
Schedule an appointment with our specialists in the U.S. Virgin Islands today! We are ready to help you address your discomfort.
There may be several different reasons why you may be experiencing back pain. Sometimes the cause may not be evident until it is investigated by a doctor.
The most common causes of back pain include the following:
Pain in your back or spine may range from a shooting or stabbing sensation to a dull muscle ache, and may be accompanied by a cracking or popping sound. Pain can be felt anywhere along the spine and can even radiate down the leg.
You may also have a numbness or tingling sensation in the arms and legs. Movements of the back or even standing and walking can cause pain and sometimes make the pain feel worse.
Fortunately, most cases of back pain will go away with rest. However, there are some circumstances when you should see the doctor.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you should make an appointment to see the doctor to address your back pain:
Your doctor will begin the diagnosis by considering your medical history and performing a physical exam. To achieve an accurate diagnosis, they may also order imaging tests such as X-rays and MRI scans and conduct nerve studies.
There are many risk factors that will elevate your chances of developing back pain. Some of the risk factors for back and spine pain are listed below.
Our doctors will tailor a treatment plan to help you with your back pain. Some of the following treatments may be used to treat back and spine pain.
Our specialists at Virgin Islands Neurology are ready to help you deal with your back and spine pain. We offer a wide range of pain management treatments to assist you with discomfort.
Our office is conveniently located in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Schedule an appointment with us today to get the relief you deserve!
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