For most people, walking has been a consistent daily part of life from a young age. Many of us walk so much that we can even do so subconsciously.
However, everything changes when we notice pain in our lower back while walking. Every step can become very calculated to avoid pain. Perhaps you find yourself in this situation.
Our highly trained specialists at Virgin Islands Neurology have helped many by providing various treatment options to help alleviate back pain while walking. If you have been experiencing pain for a prolonged period, schedule an appointment at our U.S. Virgin Islands office for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.
You might be experiencing pain in your lower back for many reasons. Below you will find some of the most common causes of lower back pain that can be felt while walking.
You should consider seeing a doctor for lower back pain if your pain is severe and persists despite the following:
You should also see a doctor if your pain is coupled with debilitating symptoms, restricted leg movements, incontinence, fever, or chills.
A trained medical specialist will be able to evaluate your symptoms and medical history to identify the potential cause of your pain.
While the type of treatment you receive will depend on the root cause of your pain, lower back pain generally gets better without the need for surgery. However, some back injuries and conditions do require surgical repair.
Since each individual circumstance is different, we offer non-surgical and surgical treatment options to best relieve your pain.
Our doctors may recommend that you try the following non-surgical treatments to help alleviate your back pain:
Once all non-surgical options have been exhausted, your specialist may recommend surgery to correct the problem. If surgical repair is required, there are several surgical options available, including minimally invasive procedures.
Lower back pain can sometimes be prevented by trying to implement the following steps:
Walking is a part of your daily life. It shouldn’t be hindered by pain. Schedule an appointment with our experts at Virgin Islands Neurology today!
Our expert doctors in the U.S. Virgin Islands are ready to help. We can give you the guidance you need and provide the correct treatment so you can return to an active and healthy lifestyle as soon as possible!
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