Neck & Back Pain
The most common form of physical disability . Over 80 percent of all Americans will suffer from back and neck pain at some point in their lives. Spine pain (back pain and neck pain) is the second leading cause of work absenteeism. Studies show that early aggressive treatment of back injuries by a physical medicine doctor results in quicker recovery and fewer lost work days.
IDENTIFYING BACK PAIN
Low back and neck pain symptoms range from a sharp and stabbing pain to a dull ache. Radiating pain into the arm and leg most often is associated with numbness. Tingling is alarming sign that the nerves is affected by spine condition such as spinal stenosis and disc herniation . The pain can be constant or intermittent and positional.
TREATING ACUTE & CHRONIC PAIN
Low back and neck pain can be acute or chronic. Acute low back pain and neck pain can appear suddenly after injury (e.g excessive exercise or heavy lifting). Strain injury is common However, occasionally these injuries cause disc rupture or herniation. When a herniated disc in the neck or lumbar area irritates the nerves it will lead to arm numbness tingling in or leg pain which is know as sciatic nerve. Chronic back pain and neck pain is defined as pain lasting more than three months.
We treat a spectrum of problems affecting the spine, from neck, Middle back and lower back pain. Our goal is to avoid surgery and provide you with the most effective treatment to help you recover as soon as possible and resume your daily activities with pain or depending on medication.
GET TREATMENT FAST & MINIMIZE LONG TERM EFFECTS
Treatment for any neck and back pain condition is recommended as soon as possible to minimize the danger of further aggravation. There are very broad and general approaches to the treatment of back and neck pain.
OUR TREATMENT PROCESS
At The Spine and Joint Pain Center, our pain specialists take the time to understand the nature and extent of your pain and create an individualized treatment plan. First, our doctors gather your medical history and then perform a thorough examination. After the examination, we may prescribe an MRI or EMG/NCS to assist our evaluation and reach the proper diagnosis. Our practice focuses on offering the best plan for treatment, helping you recover as soon as possible and get back to your life. A conservative treatment plan is often the first line of care, however, there are some injuries are more extensive and and may require more complex therapies such as surgery.
WHY PATIENTS CHOOSE the SPINE and JOINT CENTER
Convenient + Effective Treatment
At Spine and Joint Pain Center, we have integrated imaging, physical therapy, conservative care, and spine injections into one practice. Having all these disciplines under one roof allows you to receive the most effective treatment quickly.
Get Pain Relief Today
If you are experiencing back pain, give NJ’s top back pain management doctor, Dr. Alhamrawy a call at 908-889-2168 and make an appointment today.