Interventional Spine Medicine
Pain Management Specialists located in Barrington, NH & Gilford, NH
Your lower back supports much of your upper body weight and is a common source of pain. Jan Slezak, MD, and Asteghik Hacobian, MD, at Interventional Spine Medicine specialize in the treatment of back pain and offer solutions to alleviate your discomfort and restore health and function. To schedule an appointment, contact the office in Barrington, Gilford, Rye, Plaistow, or North Hampton, New Hampshire, by phone today.
Back Pain Q&A
What is back pain?
Back pain can occur in your upper, middle, and lower back due to injuries, conditions, or any other activity.
For many, the pain is acute and resolves on its own with at-home care. However, back pain can turn into a chronic pain condition due to the degenerative changes that naturally occur in your spine as you grow older.
What are the common causes of back pain?
You can develop back pain from many causes. However, most pain develops due to a mechanical problem related to the structures in your back, such as your muscles, spine, discs, nerves, ligaments, or tendons.
Some of the most common causes of back pain the team at Interventional Spine Medicine have successfully treated includes:
- Herniated or slipped discs
- Degenerative disc disease
- Sports injuries
- Spinal stenosis
- Pinched nerves
The team specializes in the treatment of sciatica, which is a painful condition that develops when your sciatic nerve is irritated or pinched as it exits your spinal canal.
Sciatica causes various pain symptoms (aching, burning, tingling) that usually only affect one side of your lower body, specifically your leg.
What can I expect during a back pain evaluation?
You can expect a comprehensive evaluation from the team at Interventional Spine Medicine when you come in looking for relief from lower back pain. The team works together to identify the root cause of your symptoms so they can ensure you get the most effective treatment plan.
During your evaluation, the team asks about your symptoms, medical history, and does a physical exam. They may also request diagnostic tests to gather more information about your back pain, such as an X-ray, MRI, or lab work.
What treatments can improve my back pain?
The experienced team at Interventional Spine Medicine develops individualized treatment plans for the management of back pain. Your plan may include:
- Spinal Injections
- Physical therapy
- Massage therapy
- Dietary changes
- Weight loss program
- Regenerative medicine
For the management of your lower back pain from a team focused on healing the source of your pain, contact Interventional Spine Medicine by phone today.
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