Back pain is a common issue that many adults experience over the course of their lifetime. If you struggle with lower back pain and want relief, turn to Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas in Charlotte, North Carolina. Interventional pain medicine specialist Aashish Kumar, MD, D.ABA, and his staff offer a variety of treatments to relieve your discomfort without taking addictive medications. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Lower back pain is an uncomfortable feeling in the low part of your back and spine. It might be mild, moderate, severe, or crippling in some cases. Lower back pain could go away on its own over time, but other times, you need medical intervention to feel comfortable.
If you have lower back pain, you might notice the following symptoms:
If lower back pain doesn’t go away with home remedies or if your pain is severe, see Dr. Kumar at Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas for an evaluation.
Common causes and risk factors for lower back pain include:
Ways you can reduce the risk of developing lower back pain include using good posture and proper lifting techniques, getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy body weight, and not smoking.
Dr. Kumar diagnose the cause of lower back pain before beginning a treatment strategy. The team discusses your symptoms and medical history and evaluate your back during a physical exam. They assess your back's structure and range of motion and may recommend blood tests, nerve tests, bone scans, X-rays, MRIs, or CT scans.
Common treatments available at Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas for lower back pain include:
Don’t live with lower back pain when numerous treatments available at Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas can alleviate your discomfort. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.