Back Pain Treatments

Back Pain Treatments

Up to 85% of people living in the United States will experience some sort of low back pain during their life. This results in a loss of the ability to do the things you enjoy. Lost time from work and work related injuries causing low back pain costs business owners and employees billions of dollars each year. Spinal conditions/injuries at work causing low back pain are one of the leading reasons for missed work in the United States today.

Statistics show that more than half of all people suffering from low back pain will also suffer a reoccurrence of this pain within one year. Diagnostic procedures from these injuries alone cost more than $50 billion per year.

Sources of Low Back Pain

  • pinched nerve
  • muscle spasm
  • arthritis involving the joints of your spine
  • herniated discs
  • bulging discs
  • degenerative disc disease
  • torn disc fibers
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • trauma
  • over use
  • fractures
  • sprains/strains
  • spinal stenosis
  • curvatures(scoliosis & kyphosis)
  • infection
  • cancer
  • tumors(benign & cancerous)

People at higher risk for low back pain

  • construction workers or those involved constant heavy lifting
  • people involved in repetitive movements such as factory workers or postal workers
  • overweight
  • people over 30 years old
  • pregnant
  • poor posture
  • arthritis
  • people with a family history of low back pain

GOOD NEWS- The majority of cases respond most favorably to nonsurgical conservative treatment. Schedule your FREE DRX Consult if you bring in an MRI and see if the DRX9000 Spinal Decompression Treatments at Advent Health Daytona could help you reach your goal to enjoy life without back pain.

The most common reason a person seeks medical treatment in the United States is because of an upper respiratory infection, followed by the second leading cause – low back pain.

Most cases of back pain are diagnosed as” mechanical” and not as a result of more serious causes like cancer, tumors, fractures and other pathologies.