Pain in the lower back is a cause of reduced mobility for millions of people and is responsible for millions of lost work days--more than any other health problem in the United States. If you have lower back pain, you can recover with the help of Dev Sen, MD, of Prime Regenerative and Pain Management, serving patients in Stafford, Fredericksburg, and Woodbridge, Virginia. Dr. Sen is an experienced specialist in treating painful musculoskeletal disorders, so call the clinic today, or make an appointment online.
Your lower back is an area of your body that frequently comes under strain, which it copes with very well if looked after properly. However, the tendons, ligaments, and muscles of the low back are susceptible to damage from being overburdened or stretched too far.
An acute attack of back pain is one that comes on suddenly and could be caused by:
Chronic low back pain that lasts for months and possibly years can develop if you fail to get appropriate treatment following an acute injury. This pain may also be caused by:
If you experience an acute attack of back pain, see Dr. Sen as soon as possible before the pain becomes a chronic problem.
Many causes of low back pain are preventable if you adopt the right techniques to care for your back and protect it from damage. You should:
By taking care of your back each day, you’re far less likely to have problems with lower back pain.
When your back first starts to hurt, stop what you’re doing and avoid that activity for now. Bed rest isn’t the best approach for lower back pain, it’s far better to keep moving, but do so gently and avoid overdoing anything. You can also try topical anti-inflammatory creams, or massage muscle liniment into the affected area to ease the pain and stiffness.
Make an appointment to see Dr. Sen as soon as possible, so you can find out why you’ve hurt your back, what you’ve done, and what you need to do to recover quickly. He can provide a combination of proven techniques and cutting edge treatment options for lower back pain, including:
Relief from lower back pain is at hand, so call Prime Regenerative and Pain Management today, or book an appointment online.