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Back Pain Symptoms

Back Pain

Nearly one in four Americans will suffer from a back pain at some point during their lives.  Back pain and back spasms is one of the most debilitating problems in the country and is one of the main reasons people come to see us. Back pain can come in a number of different forms.  Back pain symptoms can include:

•A pins and needles sensation

•A burning or tingling

•Stiffness, swelling, or numbness

•Weakness of the muscles, especially during leg movements

•Back pain at night

•Loss of sensation in the legs

•An aching lower back

Back pain symptoms can be caused by many different problems and its important to get an accurate diagnosis.  The cause of the back pain has a major impact on the treatment that would be most effecitve.  Generally, the longer back pain exists the longer it takes to treat.  X-rays and MRI's are extremely helpful to determine what exactly is causing the back pain.  Treatment plans to relieve back pain include therapy, medications, weight loss, supportive braces, injections and possibly even surgery.  If you are struggling with back pain please call our office to schedule an appointment to meet with one of our Doctors for a comprehensive evaluation.

Call us at 972-290-1507 to schedule an appointment. 

Neil Verma, MD Chief Medical Officer - *The opinions expressed herein are solely the opinions of the author. Information provided is for educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. Should you need medical advice, see your physician.

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