Interventional Spine and Pain Center
Interventional Pain Management Specialists located in Manchester, TN & Murfreesboro, TN
Back pain can impact your overall sense of wellness and significantly affect your life, work, and play. The team of providers at Interventional Spine and Pain Center offers comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of your back pain, and regenerative therapies for relief. For a consultation, call or schedule an appointment online with one of their offices in Manchester and Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Back Pain Q & A
What is back pain?
According to a 2014 study, back pain is the leading cause of disability, impacting as many as 1 in 10 men and women worldwide. Back pain refers to any discomfort associated with the spinal column, which protects the spinal cord. It describes pain from the base of the skull to the buttocks, including the neck and the middle (thoracic), upper (cervical), and lower (lumbar) back.
Because all nerves extend from the spinal cord, back pain may also cause symptoms that you don’t naturally associate with your back, including:
- Numbness or tingling in extremities
- Shooting pain in the buttocks, hips, or legs
- Burning sensation in the buttocks, hips, or legs
- Headaches or migraines
When back pain goes untreated, it may affect your mobility, freedom, and overall health and wellness. Proper diagnosis, care, and treatment of even mild back pain are essential.
What causes back pain?
Two common causes of lower back pain include lumbar spinal stenosis and sacroiliitis. Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition where there’s a narrowing of the vertebrae in the low back, which places abnormal pressure on the nerves extending from the spinal cord. Sacroiliitis is a form of arthritis or inflammation of the joints of the lower back and the pelvis.
Other causes of back pain include:
- Bone fractures or ligament tears
- Sciatica or lumbar radiculopathy
- Spinal deformities
- Bulging or herniated disc
- Degenerative disc or disc injury
- Arthritis and degenerative joint disease
Because isolating the cause of back pain is sometimes difficult, your team of providers must have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of many possible underlying conditions.
What are treatments for back pain?
The team at Interventional Spine and Pain Center provides a regenerative approach to treating back pain. Your personalized treatment plan may include treatments such as:
- Spine injections
- Joint injections
- Spinal cord stimulator
- Physical therapy
- Radiofrequency ablation
- Vertiflex® Superion indirect decompression
- PainTEQ™ SI joint fusion
- Stryker® Spine Jack kyphoplasty
- Intracept® procedure, for low back pain
Your experienced, highly skilled provider creates a treatment plan that fits your needs and gives you the best chance at effective pain relief, while decreasing your need for opioid pain control.
For a consultation regarding your back pain, call or schedule an appointment online with Interventional Spine and Pain Center today.
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