If you experience back pain, you’re not alone. In fact, experts estimate that nearly 80% of the population will experience some form of back pain in their lives. Back pain can be acute, which means it comes on suddenly and goes away after a few weeks, or it can be chronic, which means it comes on more gradually and becomes worse as the months progress. Most cases of chronic back pain last for three months or longer.
Acute and chronic back pain differ in their causes, too. Acute back pain is typically caused when you strain a muscle, tendon, or ligament in your back, most often due to improper posture or an injury. Chronic back pain can be the result of a progressive condition, such as degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, sciatica, or a herniated disc.
At Back & Neck Pain Center near Oldsmar, Florida, we offer treatment for acute and chronic back pain symptoms from Dr. Monte Venis, a chiropractor who has more than 30 years of experience. He will learn about the mechanics of your back pain, your lifestyle habits, and your medical history as well as do a full spinal examination. In some cases, imaging tests are recommended for Dr. Venis to understand the true source of your back pain. From there, a full back pain treatment plan will be developed, which may include:
Don’t suffer from back pain any longer. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Venis at Back & Neck Pain Center to receive the relief you need. Our office is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and we’re located just a short drive from Oldsmar, FL. Contact us today!