June 20, 2015

Back Pain


  • It is never normal no matter your age
  • Arthritis is a common form of back pain. With early diagnosis and treatment disability can be prevented.
  • Pressure on the nerve roots by slipped or herniated discs can also lead to back and leg pain.
  • Onset can be sudden or slow.
  • It can be a result of bad posture or from an injury such as lifting something heavy or a fall.

If you have severe back pain and it persists for longer than several weeks, or you have any of the symptoms below make an appointment today:

  • Pain that doesn’t improve when you lie on your back
  • Weakness, pain or numbness in one or both legs
  • A severe fall or injury
  • Fever or unintended weight loss
  • Pain or difficulty when urinating

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