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An overwhelming 80% of Americans will experience some sort of back or neck pain in their lives.

This pain will result in a visit to a Back Pain Specialist in Los Angeles. Some of the causes of back or neck pain include slipping or falling accidents, automobile accidents, or improperly lifting heavy objects.

The symptoms of back or neck pain may not come instantly, they may take a several hours or in some cases a few days to be noticeable. The pains may be feelings of soreness, throbbing of muscles, and periodic stabbing pain in the lower back or neck area; even being unable to sit or stand correctly may occur.

Severe back pain can come as a result of:

  • Herniated Discs

The spinal column has very elastic, jelly-like tissues located between each of its vertebrae. Bulging disc is when those tissues become dislocated. Occasionally those discs can rupture due to abnormal pressure over extended periods of time on the surrounding vertebrae or nerves.

  • Muscle Strains

This is the most common reason why back pain occurs. The most common cause of muscle strain is due to lifting heavy objects incorrectly. Other than heavy lifting, muscle strains can be caused by sudden jerky movements and maintaining improper posture for long periods of time.vermonturgentcare

  • Sciatica

Sciatica is caused by lots of pressure on the sciatica nerve in the back. Sciatica pain is usually in the lower back region and can extend to the back of the thighs. Usually sciatica is accompanied by another medical condition; most likely herniated discs or pinched nerves.

  • Other Conditions

Conditions such as degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, and arthritis can cause back pain. The aforementioned conditions can be treated with surgical or non-surgical methods.

Back Pain Specialist Los Angeles:

Seeking treatment from a medical provider with a good reputation may be the best choice for patients dealing with back and neck pain. Dealing with back pain in the proper manner may allow you to get back to normal in as little as a few days.

Schedule your appointment for a consultation today. 213.386.2511