Back Pain Algorithm
80% or people will have back pain at some time in their lives. In most situations
it is related muscle sprain or strain and will resolve with only a few weeks of
limited activity. If after a few weeks of taking it easy your pain is not improving
let's see if we can figure out what is causing your pain.
Where is Your Back Pain?
Click on the best answer below.
Pain in Your Upper Back
The most common cause of upper back pain is muscle pain.
Pain in your mid-back region may be related to the muscles, joints, or your kidneys.
The most common cause of low back pain is arthritis or degenerative disc disease.
More drugs is not the answer, especially more narcotics. Narcotics, Anti-inflammatories, Muscle Relaxers, SSRIs, etc., can all help but there are limits to how much they will do and they all have side…
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