About Back Pain
Back pain is the most common cause of disability in the world, affecting individuals of all ages. For some people, back pain occurs every day and can make it difficult to walk, stand, or move. Back pain can be mild or severe and may feel like a muscle ache, a stabbing pain, or a burning sensation. If you deal with persistent lower back pain, the experienced professionals at Lawrence Family Practice Center can offer hope and help. Our physicians are experts in diagnosing and treating back pain and lumbar discomfort that occurs as a result of herniated discs, muscle strains, pinched nerves, degenerative disc disease, arthritis, and more. To learn more about pain management services offered in Lawrence, KS, contact our caring team today.
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Back Pain Causes and Treatments
To diagnose back pain, your doctor will examine the affected area within a private treatment room at Lawrence Family Practice Center. Sometimes diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, are done to detect the underlying cause of back pain. Based on your diagnosis and whether you have pain in your mid, lower, or upper spine, a customized treatment plan will be created to address your situation. Common treatment options for back pain include pain relief medications, physical therapy, osteopathic manipulation medicine (OMM), lifestyle modifications, and joint injections. Your treatment plan may include multiple therapies in order to manage your symptoms and offer the most possible relief.
Seek Relief for Back Pain
As with many types of chronic and severe pain, back pain can lead to emotional frustration and may even result in depression. At Lawrence Family Practice Center, our compassionate team wants to help. We will work with you to find the optimal therapy to ease back pain. To learn more about your options for relief, book an appointment at our convenient office located in Lawrence, KS.