Back and lower back pain specialist

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Dr. Hanna received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed anesthesiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School and a pain management fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hanna was then appointed Clinical Instructor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School – training new graduates for over 3 years in anesthesiology and pain management techniques at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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T oda y y o u c a n s e e t ha t m os t of t he pe opl e a r e s uf f e r i ng f r om s om e ki nd of ba c k pa i n a t a t i m e i n t he i r l i f e . E x e r c i s e or body w or k i s t he m os t c om m on how e ve r s om e t i m e s i t i s a s i g n of a m or e s e r i ous he a l t h c ondi t i on. T he ne x t s e c t i on w i l l e x pl or e s om e of t he m os t f r e que nt c ondi t i ons t ha t c a n c a us e ba c k pa i n. L u m b ar D i s c om f or t : P a i n or di s c om f or t of t he l ow e r ba c k i s one of t he m os t c om m on t y p e s of ba c k pa i n. T he l um ba r s pi ne i s t he l ow e r pa r t of t he ba c k. T he m a l a i s e i n t hi s r e gi on f r e que nt l y g oe s w i t hout t r e a t m e nt i n a f e w da y s or a w e e k. T he c om m on c a us e s a r e : ba d pos t ur e l i f t i ng he a vy t hi ng s a nd t e ns i on. M os t e pi s ode s of ba c k pa i n l a s t a f e w da y s a nd r e s ol ve c om pl e t e l y w i t hi n a f e w w e e ks . I f y o u ha ve ba c k pa i n a ga i n y o u s houl d c ons ul t y o ur C h r on i c P ai n D r t o s e e i f y o u ne e d a ne w e va l ua t i on. I f y o u e x pe r i e nc e a ny pa i n i n y o ur l ow e r s pi ne s t a r t ke e pi ng a j our na l of y o ur pa i n a nd t he a c t i vi t i e s y o u a r e i nvol ve d i n w he n t he pa i n s t a r t s a nd c a l l t o m a ke a n a ppoi nt m e nt . T he di a r y i nf or m a t i on w i l l be ve r y us e f ul f or y o ur D e ge n e r at i ve O s t e oar t h r i t i s D oc t or a nd w i l l he l p i n t he di a g nos i s a nd t r e a t m e nt of y o ur ba c k pa i n. H e r n i at e d d i s c : I f t he he r ni a t e d di s c i s i n t he l ow e r ba c k y o u c a n ha ve pa i n t ha t r a di a t e s f r om t hi s a r e a t o y o ur t hi g hs a nd l e g s . I f t he he r ni a t e d di s c i s i n t he uppe r pa r t of t he ba c k or c e r vi c a l s pi ne t he pa i n w i l l r a di a t e t o y o ur s houl de r s a nd a r m s .

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I f y o u f e e l pa i n w he n y o u be nd y o ur w a i s t or be nd ove r i t m a y be a s i g n of a he r ni a t e d di s c . T he di s ks of t he s pi ne a r e l oc a t e d be t w e e n t he ve r t e br a e w hi c h a r e t he bony bl oc ks of t he s pi ne . T he di s c ha s a de s i g n s i m i l a r t o a c i r c ul a r pi e w i t h a g e l a t i nous f i l l i ng a nd a f i r m e x t e r i or . I n a he a l t hy c ol um n e a c h di s c r e m a i ns i n pl a c e be t w e e n e a c h ve r t e br a . W he n a di s c i s di s pl a c e d or w or n out due t o a n a gi ng pr oc e s s i t c a n i r r i t a t e a c r i t i c a l ne r ve i ns i de or out s i de t he s pi ne . T he pa i n m a y be i nt e r m i t t e nt a nd ha ve va r y i ng de gr e e s of s e ve r i t y but t he s oone r t hi s t y p e of pa i n i s di a g nos e d a nd t r e a t e d by H i p D oc t or F or B u r s i t i s t he be t t e r t he out c om e f or t he pa t i e nt w i l l be . O s t e oar t h r i t i s an d L u m b ar Joi n t P ai n : O s t e oa r t hr i t i s i s a f a i r l y c om m on c a us e of pa i n i n t he l ow e r ba c k a nd i s c a us e d by t he br e a kdow n of t he c a r t i l a g e t i s s ue t ha t c ove r s t he j oi nt s a t t he e nd of t he bone s . S y m pt om s c ons i s t of g r a dua l i nc r e a s e i n pa i n a n d n u m b n e s s s t i f f n e s s . I n i t i a l l y pa i n a nd num bne s s oc c ur a f t e r pe r i ods of i na c t i vi t y . L a t e r t he pa i n i s w or s e ne d by phy s i c a l a c t i vi t y or by s i t t i ng f or pr ol onge d pe r i ods . H i p B u r s i t i s an d i t s s ol u t i on : I f y o u f a c e t hi s t y p e of pa i n t he n i t i s be s t t o g e t i n t ouc h w i t h H i p B u r s i t i s D oc t or . A s B e s t D oc t or T o T r e a t B ur s i t i s w i l l onl y g i ve y o u t he be s t s ol ut i on.

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