Back pain is one of the most common complaints about adult men and women of all ages. Back pain is also the number one reason people miss work, go to the doctor and is a cause for disability all over the world. There are many causes of back pain including an injury or traumatic event or can simply be caused by years of bad habits. Back pain can range from mild to severe and should typically resolve itself in about a week. Back pain can have many symptoms. If it is persistent and is coupled with other bodily changes, fever, swelling, heat or redness, it’s time to schedule an appointment with a back pain specialist at our Glen Burnie, MD office. 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
Back pain can be caused by many things including injuries or accidents, lifestyle habits, obesity, illnesses or diseases, or from everyday activities. Common conditions we see that cause back pain are herniated discs, spinal stenosis, disc displacement, and degenerative disc disease. 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.
Treatment for Back Pain
The type of treatment our back pain specialist will recommend depends on the on the patient and the cause of the back pain. When you visit our Glen Burnie, MD office, we will perform a thorough examination to determine what is causing your pain. Back pain treatments offered at KurSmart Pain Management in Glen Burnie, MD include:
- Facet joint injections
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Selective Nerve Block treatment
- Spinal cord stimulators
- Trigger point injections
- Epidural Injections
- Physical Therapy
Workers Comp Accepted
If you have been in a work accident and you are suffering from chronic pain, KureSmart Pain Management Glen Burnie, MD will accept your worker’s comp case. Even if you are still in dispute with your company Glen Burnie, MD KureSmart Pain Management will help you get back on your feet. We can help you manage your pain and recover from your injury so that you can resume your daily life. Our doctors will help develop a treatment plan to help you manage your 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, 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.