Back Pain Sciatica
Back Pain and Sciatica
Back pain is a very common medical complaint. Eight out of ten people will suffer from back pain at sometime in their lives. The pain may vary anywhere from a dull constant ache to a debilitating sudden sharp pain. Acute back pain or short term back pain occurs suddenly and lasts for minutes to a few weeks. Often acute back pain results from injury or arthritis. I injures causing acute back pain include auto accidents, sports injuries, work injuries or other stresses on the nerves, joints, muscles and bones. Chronic back pain or long term back pain lasts for more than three months.
Sciatica is pain, weakness, tingling or numbness in the leg due to injury or pressure on the sciatic nerve.
At Miami Urgent Care we offer the most comprehensive approach available today to diagnosing and treating your back pain and sciatica. We employ conventional approaches and alternative approaches. We understand that there is no one treatment or one approach that works for everyone with back pain and sciatica. We have both on staff an Osteopathic Physician and Chiropractic Physician who receive specialized training in diagnosing and treating back pain and sciatica.
We have x-ray and other diagnostic tools available in the office. When additional studies are needed such as MRIs, we are happy to schedule those for our back pain patients at near by diagnostic offices.
Back Pain Treatments
At Miami Urgent Care we have the most comprehensive treatment approach to back pain and sciatica available anywhere. We have both an Osteopathic doctor and Chiropractic doctor on staff working together to alleviate your pain. We utilize all modalities including manipulation of the muscles and joints, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication, muscle relaxants, steroid injections, pain medication, taping and stretching.
Furthermore, we understand that equally important as offering the finest medical care is being available to provide that care. When back pain and or sciatica strikes we are here for you with same day visits, mornings, evenings and weekends.
Let us help alleviate your back pain and sciatica. Call us now!