Treating Back Pain | Non-Surgical
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 life with an average of five out of ten working adults experiencing back pain every year. 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 help should be sought by a healthcare provider. Back pain is one of the most common reasons that Americans visit a doctors 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 include testing such as MRI, EMG or x-rays.
Non-Surgical Treatments for Back Pain
We 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 far 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.
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 help should be sought by a healthcare provider.
Lower Back Pain Treatment Options:
- Physical Therapy
- Medical Acupuncture
- PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
- Trigger Point Injection
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