Back Pain? Don’t Let Your Doctor Tell You It’s Nothing

Regardless of the cause or how long it lasts, back pain is a serious ailment that has the potential to change the way you live. So, should you come to find that your medical team isn’t taking it seriously, it’s critical to take action.

The first thing you should do is have a conversation with your doctor about your current situation and where things are heading. If they’re unwilling or unable to help, it’s time for a change.

Pain manegement

Your new medical team can look into a variety of options for getting your health back on track, including but not limited to:

•    Additional testing, such as an X-ray or MRI to better understand what’s going on
•    New forms of treatment, such as physical therapy and acupuncture
•    Surgery, if everything else fails to generate the intended result

Entirely too many people live with back pain. Many people do this because their doctor won’t take action on their behalf.

Should you find yourself in this position, now’s the time for a change. You may come to find that this is all that is needed to improve your health and restore a pain-free life. There’s no point in waiting any longer.

Virginia Spine Specialists is an award-winning, minimally invasive spinal care practice with locations in Fredericksburg, VA and Manassas, VA. We also serve these Northern and Central Virginia locations: Haymarket, Gainesville, Culpepper, Front Royal, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Colonial Beach, Tappahannock and Lake Anna.