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Chronic Neck & Back Pain

One of the most common complaints reported by patients is chronic pain in the neck and upper back. It can reduce your quality of life and make almost any routine activity uncomfortable and troublesome. Chronic neck and back pain can have a variety of causes and can affect how you sit, walk, move, and lift objects.

 

Causes

Chronic neck and back pain can be caused by almost any type of movement or activity. Sports injuries and improper lifting techniques are common causes. Being overweight and poor posture will also contribute to the discomfort you feel. Chronic pain can also be the result of degenerative bone disorders that affect the spine and neck.

 

Symptoms

Chronic neck and back pain can be dull or sharp. You may feel a burning sensation that results in numbness that travels down the back and into the legs. Your spine may become stiff and your range of motion will begin to decrease. In some cases, you may experience a dull ache that never lessens or goes away.

 

Neck and Back Pain Treatment Options

Depending on the cause of your chronic pain, hot and cold packs may be applied to minimize your discomfort. Cortisone shots and over the counter pain remedies may be used as well. Physical therapy and deep tissue massage are sometimes recommended. Special back braces can be worn to help support your spine and minimize your discomfort.

Chronic neck and back pain is something that may never go away completely. There are several treatment options that can be employed to help manage the pain and improve your overall quality of life.


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