Causes & When To Go To the Doctor For Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain can occur during improper movements such as twisting, lifting, or bending to where there is excess strain or pressure put on the discs and spine, or from something such as repetitive movements or sitting for long periods of time. It’s also more common to have lower back pain arise with age. If any of the following accompany your back pain, you should seek immediate professional care with a chiropractor or the emergency room:
- Sprains and strains causes from stretching, bending, or twisting (especially while lifting)
- Pain occurs after making repetitive motions
- Extreme pain due to a herniated disc bulging out
- Disc degeneration caused by age-related wear and tear
- Pinched nerves and slipped discs
- Sciatica caused by the sciatica nerve being compressed
- Spinal stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal
For women especially, lower back pain can be related to other underlying health conditions such as endometriosis, osteoporosis, and pregnancy causes.
For both men and women, there has been much more research on fibromyalgia, and if you experience any of the chronic pain symptoms associated with it, our specialists have experience in helping people relieve pain without addictive drugs and medicine.
Arthritis which includes osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis that leads to pain, swelling and inflammation of the back joints.
As with most health issues, age, obesity, and genetics play a major factor in the cause of lower back pain as well as other pains felt throughout the body. If you would like a consultation to assess the cause of your lower back pain and if we can help you overcome that pain, schedule an appointment with out Keller, TX pain relief office.