Lower Back Pain
Expert Care Center
Gazelle Aram, MD
Pain Management located in Delray Beach, FL
Lower Back Pain Q & A
What causes lower back pain?
Your lower back consists of lumbar vertebrae bones, the discs between the vertebrae that act as shock absorbers, muscles, facet joints, and the tendons and ligaments that hold everything together.
What causes neuropathy?
Chronic lower back pain is a condition in which the pain lasts for many months and becomes a long-term problem. It can develop because an acute injury isn’t dealt with appropriately and the damaged tissues fail to heal properly, or it may be due to a range of spinal conditions, including:
What treatments are available for lower back pain?
If you feel pain in your lower back, stop whatever you’re doing and give yourself a break. Don’t go to bed and lay still for days, because that just makes you seize up and doesn’t help your back get better.
Use gentle heat, cooling packs or gels, muscle liniment, or an anti-inflammatory cream, take it easy for a couple of days, and any minor muscle injuries should heal up, resolving the pain. However, if your back pain is more severe, or it doesn’t improve considerably within a few days, you should visit Dr. Aram at Expert Care Center for an assessment.
Dr. Aram can examine you and run tests to find the cause of your lower back pain, and then provide a range of suitable treatment options, such as:
Don’t let your lower back pain turn into a chronic problem. Call Expert Care Center today to schedule a consultation, or book an appointment online anytime.