Back pain is a common complaint in adult men and women of all ages and the number one reason for missing days of work. 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 Dunkirk, MD.
Symptoms of Back Pain
Back pain can have many symptoms. Depending on the cause of the back pain, the symptoms may be obvious and immediate or more subtle. You find yourself compensating to avoid the pain or avoiding certain activities. If it is persistent and is coupled with other bodily changes, fever, swelling, heat or redness, you should seek medical care as soon as possible. Other symptoms of back pain include:
- Chronic ache or stiffness along the spine from the base of the neck to the hips
- Piercing pain, localized in the neck, upper back or lower back, often experienced after lifting heavy objects or other overexertion
- Persistent aching in the mid to lower back, especially after prolonged sitting or standing
- Radiating pain in the lower back or buttocks, into the thighs, calves, and feet
- Muscles spasms in lower back when attempting to stand straight
Causes of Back Pain
There are many causes of back pain. It can be caused by many things including injuries or accidents, years of bad lifestyle habits, obesity, illnesses or diseases, or from everyday activities resulting in a muscle or ligament strain. Common conditions we see KureSmart Pain Management in Dunkirk, MD that cause back pain are herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, disc displacement, and spinal stenosis. You are at a higher risk of suffering from back pain if you do not exercise regularly, are overweight, 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.
Back Pain Treatments in Dunkirk, MD
KureSmart Pain Management in Dunkirk, MD strives to provide outstanding patient care and excellent service. Our pain specialists at our chronic pain relief centers can help you with your back pain. In order to treat your back pain, our back pain specialists will need to pin-point the cause of your back pain. We will then create a treatment plan to help you find relief. Our team of highly trained pain management doctors helps patients to manage and reduce their back pain through personalized care that utilizes minimally invasive, non-pharmaceutical treatment options. Our consultative approach to back pain management helps patients find treatment options that provide long-term relief from debilitating pain.
We Accept Workers Comp
We know when you are injured on a job site all you want to do is return to your “normal”. The Dunkirk, MD KureSmart Pain Management office accepts worker comp cases even when patients are still in dispute with their company. Our dedicated back pain management specialists will work with you to build a treatment plan so that you can resume your daily life as soon as possible.
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 as well as in Dover, DE, and Novi, MI. Call one of our many office locations today or schedule an appointment online.
10339 Southern Maryland Blvd
Dunkirk, MD 20754
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