Known as the most common pain-causing issue that takes patients to the doctor, it affects at least 80% of Americans during their lifetime.
If you experience lower back pain on a regular basis, especially if it’s affecting your work or sleep, the pain management specialists at Green Sports Medicine, in Clovis, California, are here to help. To get started on your back pain-relieving treatment fill out the form with your details so we can book you a consult with Dr. Green.
Approximately 45-90 Minutes. Depends on the severity of your injury or condition and the type of injections that are administered.
Your treatment plan is determined by our specialists on a case-by-case basic.
Body weight & activity levels are the biggest factors that impact our health and are also in our control. Dr. Green M.D. has designed weight loss & fitness programs that ensure the improvement of your overall health. Click here to learn more.
Reducing blood flow and lowering body temperature for short periods of time has been shown to reduce inflammation, accelerate healing, and boost immunity. Cryotherapy can be used to treat sports injuries, joint and muscle damage, and relieve symptoms of Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Click here to learn more.
A common cause of back pain is an injury or issue such as muscle sprains or joint irritation. However, in a lot cases, there can be no clear cause.
When back pain is related to sprains and strains, it may only last for a few days to a couple of weeks. With rest and self-care, many back issues will resolve as the irritated tissues heal. In fact, 80% of those with acute back pain will feel better within six weeks. If your pain persists for longer or is particularly bothersome, you know it’s time to see a doctor.
Being mindful of your posture, how you lift objects, and performing sports and physical activities with the proper body mechanics can prevent back pain. In addition, try to use ergonomically correct furniture when working at a desk for long hours. Also, aim to maintain a healthy BMI as well as strong core and back muscles.
If you are suffering from acute back pain, then there are some things you could do at home to relieve the pain. Rest, ice, and heat can help to reduce pain, inflammation, and give the body a chance to heal. Over-the-counter medications may also assist in reducing back pain and inflammation. For chronic back pain we highly recommend contacting a specialist such as Dr. Green.
Yes. Our muscles and joints react to our environment. Changes in temperature and barometric pressure can sometimes lead to increased pain in arthritic joints, including the spine or inflamed/damaged joints, muscles.