Many people all around the world suffer from chronic back pain. It is one of the most common and most debilitating chronic conditions. If you are suffering from chronic back pain, your doctor can help you find ways to work around the discomfort and regain your past ability to move freely and live how you want to.
The video posted here discusses some of the common causes and treatments for back pain. If you want to learn as much as you can about back pain, it’s a good starting resource.
Some of the common causes for back pain include arthritis in the joints of the back, degenerated discs in the spine, or a pinched nerve. The treatments for chronic back pain vary based on the cause of the pain. It would be useless to prescribe medications for arthritis if the cause of the pain is a pinched nerve, for example.
Today’s treatments for back pain are as diverse as they are useful. Your doctor may tell you about nerve blocks, steroid injections, or nerve ablation. If your back pain is caused by degenerated discs, they may recommend physical therapy or surgery. Arthritis treatments have come a long way in the last few decades, so you may have many options if that is the cause of your back pain.