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Spinal Stenosis: Back Pain Injury That Attacks Nerves in the Spine
The 4 Main Types of Diabetic Neuropathy
back pain
Spinal Stenosis: Back Pain Injury That Attacks Nerves in the Spine

If you have been thinking about visiting a doctor to take care of that constant back pain, then you are not alone. Many people today have had to live with consistent pain and discomfort, especially in the back and neck regions. With a broad and confusing array of back pains and equal and numerous treatment options, getting relief can feel intimidating and overwhelming. Oftentimes people do not know whether to visit their regular primary care doctor, a chiropractor, a spine specialist, or a physical therapist.

Patients with constant and unwavering back pain might find relief from several options.  Some patients experiencing back pain might need pain medication, anti-inflammatory drugs, and antispasmodics to find a semblance of comfort from pain. Treatment options are explained in detail during your appointment at Spine Center of Texas.

Sometimes it is not always clear when to consult a spine surgeon. Though we’ve performed thousands of back and spine surgeries, surgery is not necessary for all patients. Some cases are treatable using much less invasive technologies.

Contact our office if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Unrelenting and constant pain that radiates down your arms and legs
  • Back pain that is accompanied by weight loss, night sweats, fever, and chills
  • Loss of mobility and heightened weakness in a limb that was previously functioning well
  • Inability to control bladder or bowel functions (Urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence)
  • Back pain that refuses to go away even after more than one week of steroids and anti-inflammatory medications
  • Challenges in controlling one or both feet

There are other scenarios where it is imperative to consult our office immediately. This includes back pain resulting from considerable trauma such as a car accident or a severe fall. In a nutshell, if you find daily functions to be challenging or your pain is unbearable, contact us right away to find out your options.