Griffith Back Pain Doctor

Back pain is one of the common ailments that people complain of, especially as they start to age. Indeed, for some people, even sleeping in the wrong position for a night can lead to serious back pain, sometimes to the point where the pain prevents them from doing basic tasks or the things that they love the most. At Pain Control Associates, LLC, our Griffith back pain doctors can help. Please reach out to our team today to learn more about our back pain treatment options. 

What Causes Back Pain?

Back pain can be caused by a number of different factors, including factors associated with aging. We believe that determining the cause of your back pain is the primary step in designing a treatment strategy that works. We’ll work with you to understand more about your medical history and other conditions you suffer from, to more deeply understand where your back pain is centralized and the degree of that pain, and to conduct imaging tests (MRI, CT scans, and x-rays) and lab tests in order to figure out exactly why you’re suffering from pain. 

Everyone is different, but some of the most common causes of back pain include:

  • Repetitive stress injuries;
  • Acute injuries, including lifting something too heavy or with improper form;
  • Bulging or ruptured disks;
  • Skeletal problems and irregularities;
  • Soft tissue injuries, such as ligament and muscle strains;
  • Arthritis;
  • Osteoarthritis; and 
  • Other injuries, such as being involved in a car accident or suffering a slip and fall accident. 

The treatment plan that we design will be based on you, your injuries, and your medical history. Reach out to us today to learn more.

Treatment for Back Pain in Griffith

When it comes to treatment for back pain, we believe that the best strategy is often preventative. We’ll counsel our patients on the best strategies to avoid back pain or avoid the exacerbation of pain. Preventative strategies include learning how to lift heavy things appropriately, maintaining a healthy weight, being cognizant of posture, stretching regularly, building muscle strength in the back, and maintaining healthy lifestyle habits, including not smoking. 

If you are already suffering from back pain, treatment options that we may recommend include medications, injections, physical therapy, and surgery if the pain is very severe and other treatment options have failed. In many cases, nontraditional therapies, such as massage, can also be effective at alleviating pain, too.

Call Our Griffith Back Pain Doctors for Help Today

Living with back pain can have a huge effect on your life, preventing you from working and earning an income, enjoying your favorite activities, and living life comfortably. At Pain Control Associates, LLC, our Griffith back pain doctors believe that you deserve the best care out there, as well as a pain-free life. If you have been living with back pain and other treatment options have proved ineffective, call our experienced Griffith back pain doctors today. We provide customized, personalized services based on you. Reach us now by phone or schedule your first appointment online at your convenience.

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Services

Neck Pain

  • Herniated disc
  • Spondylosis (Axial Neck Pain)
  • Failed Surgical Neck Syndrome
  • Biomechanical (Postural) Pain
  • Whiplash

Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)
  • Herpes Zoster Radiculopathy (Shingles)
  • Fibromyalgia

Low Back Pain

  • Spondylosis (Axial Back Pain)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Internal Disc Disruption (Annular Tear)
  • Spondylosis (Axial Back Pain)
  • Facet-Mediated Pain
  • Compression Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis
  • Failed Surgical Back Syndrome
  • Biomechanical (Postural) Pain

Headaches

  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Occipital Headache

Work Injuries

  • Prompt diagnosis and treatment
  • Close coordination with case workers
  • Facilitate early return to work

Spinal Interventions

  • IDET
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Racz Catheter Lysis of Adhesions
  • Radiofrequency Facets
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Occipital Nerve Blocks
  • Stellate Ganglion Blocks
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks
  • Discography (Lumbar & Cervical)
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections

Psychological Treatment

  • Behavioral Strategies to Help Manage Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Strategies to Improve Sleep
  • Biofeedback & Relaxation Training
  • Management of Depression

Surgical Treatment

  • Neuromodulation (Spinal Cord Stimulation)

Medication Management

  • Anti-Inflammatory Medications
  • Neuropathic Medications
  • Opioid Medications

EMG/NCV

  • Electrodiagnosis of nerve-related injuries and disorders

Physical Therapy

  • Skilled Manual Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
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