Back pain is a very common issue for many men and women, and up to 40% of American adults suffer from chronic pain. If back pain is holding you back from living your life, reach out to the internal medicine experts at Pinnacle Medical Group in Nashville, Tennessee, for relief. Book your appointment using the online tool or by calling the office today.
If your back pain doesn’t get better after a few days of rest, it’s a good idea to see your Pinnacle Medical Group care provider. If your back pain is severe or is seriously impairing your mobility, and it doesn’t respond to over-the-counter medication and rest, see your care provider as soon as possible.
Many different things can cause back pain. Some of the most common are:
Sometimes back pain develops very gradually, as in the case of osteoarthritis or osteoporosis. In other cases, an accident like a slip-and-fall can leave you with sudden pain due to a herniated disc or muscle strain.
Your Pinnacle Medical Group care provider will discuss your symptoms and your medical history with you and then do a physical exam to determine the origin of your back pain. You may also need X-ray imaging to isolate a back pain cause.
Your Pinnacle Medical Group care provider creates a back pain treatment plan based on your needs. You may benefit from one or more of the following treatments.
There may also be other back pain relief options based on your needs. Your Pinnacle Medical Group care provider will find something that works for you!
Certain things may put you at risk for back pain, and many of these factors are controllable. Some tips for reducing the risk of back pain include:
Your Pinnacle Medical Group care provider may have additional recommendations to help you avoid back pain in the future.
Click the online scheduler or book your appointment for back pain relief by calling Pinnacle Medical Group today.