Treating Lower Back Pain Without Surgery
- Posted on: May 23 2017
Causes of Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain affects millions of Americans and can be quite debilitating. Common causes of lower back pain are fractures, herniated discs, osteoarthritis, vertebra defects, spinal stenosis, and back strain, causing injury to the muscles, joints, ligaments, bones, or discs within the spinal structure. Some low back pain can even cause neuropathy of the feet, otherwise known as numbness of the feet.
Lower Back Pain Treatment
At PrimeMedical of San Pedro, CA, we take a thorough approach in treating lower back pain which includes a detailed health history, a complete spinal diagnosis using advanced digital x-rays and comprehensive nerve conduction velocity (NCV) testing.
Once we have pinpointed the source of the your lower back pain, nonsurgical lower back pain relief is achieved through a number of techniques depending on which works the best for your cause of lower back pain.
The H-Wave signal stimulates the nerves and muscles in the back, thereby releasing built up fluids and decreasing inflammation.
Pain Medication Management
For patients not experiencing inflammation or that have increased levels of pain, pain medication management may be indicated.
Facet Joint Injections
For patients deemed to have a joint-related problem, ultrasound-guided facet joint injections are given to reduce pain.
If you or a loved is experiencing lower back pain and ready to treat it, call PrimeMedical in San Pedro today at 310-548-0201 for a comprehensive exam and return to a pain free lifestyle.
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