Back Pain

In order to treat your back pain, your doctor will want as much information as possible. Here are some tips on the best ways to describe your symptoms.
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  • Back pain can range from a minor, temporary backache to chronic sharp pain in your back. Many conditions can cause back pain, including sciatica (inflammation or compression of the sciatic nerve) and herniated disc. Find out when back pain symptoms mean it's time to see an orthopedic specialist.
  • Back pain is any type of pain from your lower back through your neck. Find out when your symptoms point to something more serious.
  • Back pain has many forms, with symptoms including mild to severe muscle pain, leg numbness & spasms. Find out how to manage back pain at home and when to seek treatment.