While many people experience occasional backaches and pain throughout their life, chronic back pain may indicate an underlying condition that needs medical attention. At Ohio Pain Clinic in Centerville, Ohio, board-certified pain management specialist Amol Soin, MD, has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating spine-related back conditions, like sciatica and degenerative disc disease. Dr. Soin customizes your care to quickly ease pain and improve your long-term spine health. Find out more about available treatments for back pain by calling Ohio Pain Clinic today or by requesting an appointment online now.
Your back is susceptible to a variety of injuries from your everyday movements that lead to persistent discomfort that can eventually become chronic pain. You may also develop ongoing pain from underlying medical conditions like:
All of these conditions affect the health of your spine, causing the vertebrae to press down on the spinal nerves. This nerve compression can lead to chronic aches or jolting pains that interfere with your movement and mobility.
As a spinal disorder specialist, Dr. Soin is skilled in identifying the cause of your back pain based on your symptoms and the locations of your pain.
Dr. Soin also offers several on-site diagnostic technologies, like X-rays and CT scans, to evaluate the severity of your condition and better understand the best options for your treatment.
Your custom treatment plan may involve one or more therapies that can ease your pain while improving your mobility. Dr. Soin takes a holistic approach to treating the root cause of your pain rather than masking your symptoms and avoids the use of narcotics when possible.
Options for treating back pain due to compressed nerves may include nerve blocks, which are injections of anesthesia that numb the affected nerves and stop the pain signals from traveling to your brain. Injections can provide long-term pain relief and increase your back’s mobility.
If your back pain is the result of a herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, or spinal stenosis (a narrowing of your spine), you may be a good candidate for a spinal cord stimulator, which allows you to control your pain by disrupting nerve signals in your spine. You may also benefit from minimally invasive spinal surgery to remove the parts of your spine that press on the surrounding nerves.
In addition to these treatments, Dr. Soin may also recommend physical therapy to strengthen the muscles that support your spine and keep your back flexible. The goal of his treatment plan is to slow down the progression of your condition and improve your overall spine health.
If you’re limited in what you can do because of chronic back pain, schedule a consultation at Ohio Pain Clinic today using the online booking feature or by calling the office.