Lower back pain is a very common problem among adults in the United States, and it’s one of the primary reasons for missed days at work. As a full-service internal medicine and wellness clinic, the highly-trained team at Suburban Medical & Wellness Center, with offices in Schaumburg, Algonquin, Barrington, and Hanover Park, Illinois, manage lower back pain with medical care, chiropractic care, massage therapy, and physical therapy. Call today or schedule an appointment online.
Lower back pain encompasses a wide range of symptoms, from a dull ache to debilitating pain. Some of these symptoms include:
In acute cases of lower back pain, you may start to feel better within a few days or weeks. But some people experience lower back pain that lasts three months or longer.
In most cases, you may experience lower back pain due to a mechanical issue. Some of the most common causes of lower back pain include:
Although very rare, in some cases lower back pain may be due to an underlying medical condition, such as an infection or tumor, which is why you should get an evaluation when lower back discomfort lasts more than a week.
The team at Suburban Medical & Wellness Center take a multidisciplinary approach to managing your lower back pain, which may include medical care, chiropractic care, massage therapy, and physical therapy.
If conservative medical management fails to improve your lower back pain, the team may suggest an evaluation by a surgeon to see if you need surgery.
For lower back pain care, call Suburban Medical & Wellness Center today or schedule an appointment online.