The spine is complex and made up of four areas: the neck area (cervical), the upper back area (thoracic), the lower back area (lumbar), and the bottom of the spine (sacral region). Each area is enclosed by joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. When injured by disease or trauma, pain can begin to radiate, potentially causing discomfort and limiting mobility.
Factors that cause back pain can range from injury, trauma, disease and hereditary traits. Some of the more common causes of neck and back pain we treat are:
Back pain is the most frequent reason for absence from work. Back pain is also the most common injury for seeking medical treatment. It can be uncomfortable and debilitating.
A number of structural problems can result in neck and back pain. Those structural problems include:
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