Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and millions experience back pain at any given time. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and the second most common reason for doctor office visits, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections.
Back pain is very common and no two cases are exactly identical. Muscle strains, disc herniations, joint injuries, arthritis, scoliosis, posture, and stress are some of the causes of back pain. A different treatment approach is required for each of these causes.
At our Pain & Mobility Clinic, Birmingham the most important first step in for back conditions is getting to the source of the pain. Here are some back pain conditions we see at Pain & Mobility Clinic, Birmingham: