What Causes Back Pain and What Are Treatment Options?
Many people in the Camden and Cherry Hill New Jersey area suffer from back pain. There are many causes of back pain and there are many kinds of back pain, i.e. upper back pain, lower back pain, and middle back pain, and they all have one thing in common which is … pain…Most common of all back pain is the lower back pain. The lower back also called the lumbosacral region; will develop pain when there is some strain or injury to the muscles, ligaments or the discs which can lead to the spine being unbalanced, making the back more susceptible to injury. There is usually a chain reaction which happens after you strain a back muscle; you are apt to walk in a different way in order to keep pain at bay, or to use muscles that are not yet painful causing strain on other muscles that need to move in a way to which they are not accustomed.
Besides what we have already mentioned, lower back pain can also be attributed to osteoarthritis, herniated discs, spondylolysis (happens during certain activities that cause one vertebrae to slide over another one), spinal stenosis, fractures and certain deformities of the spine such as kyphosis or scoliosis. Other causes of lower back pain which are not as common are: bacterial infection, spinal tumors, abnormal bone growth, or unsuccessful back surgery, to name a few.
Vax-D Spinal Decompression Therapy
Thousands of patients have experienced long-lasting back pain relief by undergoing Vax-D Therapy. This breakthrough procedure utilizes spinal decompression and is a totally non-invasive, drug-free therapy that relieves the pressure off of the spinal discs and nerves and allows the back to heal itself. The back pain specialists at the Atlantic Spine and Joint Institute are highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of back pain conditions.
How do you determine which therapy is best for your lower back pain? After your initial visits with the doctor and all tests have been taken; the doctor will discuss with you, the kind of therapy that would be best in the case of your particular lower back pain. The doctor will offer a diagnosis and suggest a solution. Based on the doctor’s diagnosis and the solution he may offer, it is up to the patient to make his determination and then to take the proper action to stop the pain in the lower back. Always be sure to ask your doctor or healthcare professional any questions you may have regarding the therapy you will be having.
Most insurance companies and Medicare will cover the cost of these therapies. However, it is best to check with your insurance provider to be sure that they do cover any or all of the aforementioned therapies. Depending on the type of private insurance you have, you may also want to check with your doctor or other healthcare provider to be sure that they accept your type of insurance.
Once you have discussed the therapy you will need with the doctor, checked with your insurance carrier, and checked with the doctor to be sure he accepts your insurance, you are now ready to put an end to your back pain suffering.