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How to Ease Your Lower Back Pain Without Surgery

Lower back pain can result from your occupation, posture, family history, or previous injuries. Regardless of the factors contributing to your pain, there are ways to manage and alleviate it without surgery.

If you want to postpone or avoid back surgery, your best bet is to work with a specialist to find effective treatments. 

At Advantage Spinal Dynamics & Innovative Medicine in Meridian, Idaho, our team of experienced medical practitioners can accurately diagnose the cause of your lower back pain and help you find nonsurgical solutions.

Common causes of lower back pain 

When diagnosing lower back pain, you must first establish the nature of the pain. Attacks of acute pain are sudden and often caused by a recent injury, while chronic pain results from a condition. 

It’s not unusual for people to tweak their back, causing acute pain that’s sharp, intense, and disabling. Acute back pain is often caused by: 

Lower back pain can be caused by an acute injury, but additional factors can make the pain chronic, or long-lasting. The following conditions can lead to pain that doesn’t go away, even worsening with time:

If you’re uncertain about what’s causing your back pain, you should get a diagnosis as soon as possible. Leaving acute injuries untreated can lead to chronic pain in the future, and certain conditions require immediate surgical intervention. 

Easing back pain

Assuming you’ve seen a specialist to diagnose the cause and have received proper treatment, you can begin finding ways to ease your lower back pain

There are many solutions besides surgery, which you might want to avoid if you’re young or your symptoms are mild. If your pain worsens in the future, you want options to fall back on, and there are better ways to manage your pain in the meantime. 

At Advantage Spinal Dynamics, we work with patients to find a combination of lifestyle changes, physical therapy, and nonsurgical solutions most likely to bring them relief. Your lower back pain management plan might include: 

To learn more about lower back pain and potential treatments, schedule a consultation today by calling Advantage Spinal Dynamics & Innovative Medicine at 208-213-7963, or request an appointment online.

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