Houston BACK Pain
Pain in the lower back is all too common in the United States. It can affect up to 90% of people at some point in their life. Unfortunately, up to 50% of people with back pain may have more than one episode in their lifetime. If back pain is severe or lasts for more than 3 days, evaluation should be sought by a healthcare provider. Back pain is one of the most common reasons that Americans visit a doctor’s office.
At the Houston Spine & Sports Medicine, we are specialty trained physicians having years of experience in diagnosing, treating, and coordinating medical care for acute and chronic back pain conditions. To help determine more about your condition, we implement diagnostic tools which include a comprehensive medical history, physical exam and, in addition, may incorporate testing such as MRI, EMG, or x-rays.
Non-surgical Treatments Back Pain in Houston
Dr. Shaun Lehmann and Dr. Curtis Fandrich specialize in non-surgical back pain treatments for conditions of the spine with the goal of helping to restore your own natural healing process for recovery. In some cases, back pain may require surgery; however, the majority of patients with back pain do not need surgery. Today, there are many non-surgical treatment options available that can be quite effective in assisting you on your pathway to recovery.
Some Common diagnosis for Lumbar Back Pain Include
- Sacroiliac Joint Pain / “Sacroillitis”
- Piriformis Syndrome
- Iliolumbar Ligament injury/pain
- Mechanical Low Back Pain
- Facet Pain & disfunction
- Disc Degeneration
- Discogenic pain or Annular Tear
- Disc bulge with Lumbar Radiculopathy / Sciatica
- Lumbar Stenosis
- Quadratus Lumborum Pain
- Myofascial pain
Back Pain Treatment Options:
- Physical Therapy
- Lumbar Disc Decompression/Traction
- IMS/Medical Acupuncture
- PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
- Trigger Point Injection
- Neuro Prolotherapy