Back pain is a common complaint in adult men and women of all ages. Back pain is also the number one cause for disability all over the world. But most back pain is not severe and not a medical emergency but should never be ignored. The first step is to visit your primary care physician seeking treatment. If your back pain is resistant to initial treatment, it might be time to visit the spine specialists at KureSmart Pain Management of Catonsville, MD.
Back pain can be caused from many things including injuries or accidents, life style habits, obesity, illnesses or diseases, or from everyday activities. You are at a higher risk of suffering from back pain if you do not exercise regularly, are over-weight, suffer from diabetes, if you smoke, if you do not know the proper method to lift heavy objects, or if you suffer from psychological conditions such as depression. To prevent injury and suffering from back pain, you should exercise regularly, focus on proper posture, eat a balanced and healthy diet, and avoid lifting heavy objects. Common conditions we see that cause back pain are
Types of Back Pain
Upper Back Pain – Most upper and middle back pain is caused by poor posture. Years of sitting and slouching with shoulders hunched forward can cause too much strain on your back muscles. A lot of people have a job that involves sitting at a computer where it’s easy to adopt bad habits of sitting like this. It can also be caused by improper carrying and lifting of heavy items, trauma or injury causing muscle strain, or Scoliosis. In order to treat your upper and middle back pain (mid-back pain), our Catonsville, MD back pain specialists will need to pin-point the cause of your back pain.
Lower Back Pain – Lower back pain is a very widespread and very hard to diagnose and therefore, treat. Everyone has most likely experience lower back pain at some point in their life. It can be a pain that comes on gradually or one that is sharp and sudden below the waist. The common cause of lower back pain is muscle strain from pushing or pulling or carrying heavy loads improperly. Other causes for lower back pain may include a pinched nerve, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis and spondylolisthesis, where one vertebra slides over another. Rare cases of lower back pain may be caused by bacterial infections or tumors.
Pain in Spine – Pain in the spine can be isolated to one of the following regions, or present in several or all of them: Cervical (neck region), Thorastic (middle back), Lumbar (lower back), Sacral (hip/pelvic area). As with all back pain, pain in the spine can only treated when the cause of the pain is discovered. The back pain specialists at KureSmart Pain Management in Catonsville, MD are here to help you locate the cause and treat your pain in the spine.
Back Pain Treatment
Treatment for the back is dependent on the person and the cause of the back pain. Our back pain specialist at KureSmart Pain Management in Catonsville, MD will perform a thorough examination of the patient in order to determine what is causing the pain. We specialize in minimally invasive procedures, rational medication management, and other treatment modalities for patients suffering from back pain.
Schedule an Appointment
If you are suffering from persistent back pain, it’s time to let the back pain specialists at KureSmart Pain Management help you find some relief. We serve patients in Annapolis, MD, Chestertown, MD, Easton, MD, Fort Washington, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Kent Island, MD, Laurel, MD, Leonardtown, MD, Olney, MD, Bowie, MD, Waldorf, MD, Dundalk, MD, Dunkirk, MD, Germantown, MD, Catonsville, MD, Mt. Airy, MD, Owings Mills, MD, Towson, MD, Westminster, MD, White Marsh, MD as well as in Dover, DE, South Lyon, MI, and Novi, MI. Call one of our many office locations today or schedule an appointment online.
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Baltimore MD 21229
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