There are many different factors that contribute to the development of back pain. Most often, back pain flares up due to improper body mechanics like bending at the waist instead of the knees when lifting something heavy. Incorrect posture is another common reason for back pain. This involves sitting for prolonged periods of time hunched over, or slouching as you stand. Work related injury can be another reason for back pain. Once the muscles, ligaments, or tendons in your back are strained or damaged, they become more likely to receive damage again later. Some back pain can be the first sign of disease or injury to the structural components of the back. However, it is not uncommon that other parts of the body may be responsible for the back pain. When this happens, it is called referred pain. Pain Center Associates, LLC. can differentiate what the underlying cause of the back pain is based on the anatomic component involved. Such as:
Musculoskeletal - pain originating from within the muscles and the skeletals around the spine. Some examples of this type of pain can include athletic injuries and syndromes like fibromyalgia or myofascial pain.
Skeletal pain – the result of noninfectious inflammation of the spine (spondylitis) or infections of the spine (osteomyelitis). Skeletal pain can also be the result of fractures within the spine like vertebral compression fractures or tumors of the skeletal system.
Pain Control Associates, LLC. treats each patient as an individual and focuses on treating specific symptoms. This starts with a complete diagnosis to find the most effective and comfortable treatment for back and spine wellness. Some of the options used for treatment include spinal interventions such as: