Non-surgical Treatment Modalities to Alleviate Chronic Low Back Pain

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Effective non-surgical modalities help ease chronic low back pain, thereby helping patients to lead a comfortable life.

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Type the company name | Ошибка Текст указанного стиля в документе отсутствует. 1 Non-surgical Treatment Modalities to Alleviate Chronic Low Back Pain Effective non-surgical modalities help ease chronic low back pain thereby helping patients to lead a comfortable life.

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Type the company name | Ошибка Текст указанного стиля в документе отсутствует. 2 Chronic pain management in Brooklyn involves providing effective treatment and restoring the body’s full functionality by keeping pain at bay. Chronic back pain is the pain that persists for 12 weeks or longer even after an initial injury or underlying cause of acute low back pain has been treated. This type of pain often involves a disc problem a joint problem or an irritated nerve root. The common risk factors include lumbar herniated disc degenerative disc disease facet joint dysfunction sacroiliac joint dysfunction spinal stenosis spondylolisthesis osteoarthritis deformity trauma and compression fracture. A study conducted by The National Institutes of Health NIH revealed that the occurrence of chronic low back pain is higher among females than males. In fact the number of people suffering from chronic back pain is on the rise. In the United States about 27 of people are suffering from chronic back pain. According to Spine-health chronic back pain can also lead to major depression or clinical depression. The American Chiropractic Association ACA says that low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. This condition is one of the most common reasons for missed work and the second most common reason for physician visits. Symptoms of Chronic Back pain Here are the symptoms of chronic low back pain. Dull ache Throbbing Burning Shooting Squeezing Stinging Soreness Stiffness Other health problems that accompany chronic pain include fatigue sleep disturbance and decreased appetite. 718-769-2521 www.hqbk.com infohqbk.com

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Type the company name | Ошибка Текст указанного стиля в документе отсутствует. 3 How to Alleviate Chronic Low Back Pain A reliable multispecialty healthcare and rehabilitation center in Brooklyn would provide effective treatment for chronic low back pain. Initially experienced pain management doctors will study the medical history of the patient and conduct a comprehensive physical examination and other tests including X-ray and MRI scan to identify the root cause of the pain. Based on the results they will prepare a customized treatment plan. A patient may require a combination of different treatment techniques to alleviate pain experienced in the lower lumbar middle thoracic or upper cervical back. Some of the modern pain management techniques are: Prolotherapy - This therapy uses injection of an irritant solution into a joint space ligaments or tendons. Physical therapy exercise–This includes stretching and flexibility exercises trunk coordination core strengthening and endurance exercises low-intensity and sub-maximal fitness exercises. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation TENS - This therapy uses low-voltage electrical current for pain relief. Hot and cold therapy - Applying heat and cold application to the affected area can reduce the pain to a great extent. Commonly used heat and cold applications are heating pads dry heating packs saunas steamed towels moist heating packs hot baths ice packs or frozen gel packs coolant sprays ice massage and ice baths. Manual techniques–These include manipulation of the affected areas by applying force to the joints muscles and ligaments. Behavioral modification - Cognitive therapy involves teaching the patient to alleviate back pain by means of relaxation techniques coping techniques and other methods. Epidural steroid injections–These are corticosteroid injections that can reduce inflammation and can be very effective when delivered directly into the painful area. Oral medications - Medications such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and acetaminophen are taken by mouth. Chiropractic care - Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments to ease pain. 718-769-2521 www.hqbk.com infohqbk.com

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Type the company name | Ошибка Текст указанного стиля в документе отсутствует. 4 Chronic pain can interfere with your daily life keeping you from doing the things you want and need to do. It can take a toll on your self-esteem and make you feel angry depressed anxious and frustrated. However good medical care and attention at the right time will enable you to live a pain-free life. Dedicated to providing service with honesty and integrity HealthQuest ensures care and support in friendly comfortable surroundings. We go the extra mile to offer a level of customer service that exceeds the expectations of our patients. You can contact us at any time with questions or concerns regarding treatment procedures recovery or care. We welcome your suggestions and feedback. You will find our staff to be friendly and willing to help in any way we can. We accept Medicare Workers’ Compensation No-Fault and other major medical insurance plans. To schedule an appointment or consultation contact us today at 718-769-2521 or forward an e-mail to infohqbk.com. For emergency appointments we can be reached at any hour via emergency pager. 718-769-2521 www.hqbk.com infohqbk.com

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