Back pain is one of the most common reasons why people seek medical care. There have been many advances in the treatment of back pain over the years, from minimally invasive approaches to non-surgical treatment options. Each case is different and some options are better than others depending on the conditions associated with the problem. If you suffer from back pain, talk to your doctor to find out what treatment options are right for you.
Pain in and around the neck is a relatively common condition. This pain can be caused by a number of medical conditions, such as neck strain and injury, herniated discs, pinched nerves, and infections to name a few. Just as there are many conditions associated with neck pain, there are many treatment options as well.
Middle back pain treatments vary by condition. To begin to determine what treatment options are right for you, answer these simple questions:
- Are you in a great deal of pain?
- Does your condition prevent your from daily tasks?
- Have other treatments provided relief?
The answers to these questions will help your doctor begin to diagnosis the severity of your conditions.
Conservative/non-surgical treatment options are often the first step in the road to recovery after your diagnosis. Conservative treatment options include exercise, weight loss, pain medications, and epidural injections to name a few. Contact your doctor to find out first what is cause the pain, and second, the best course of action to begin your road to recovery.