The Top Three Back Pain Complaints Spine Surgeons See and How to Treat Them
As a spine surgeon, patients come to me with a common complaint – back pain. And it’s usually after they’ve exhausted home remedies and the discomfort has become too much to bear. From overexertion or sitting too long, to arthritis and osteoporosis, an achy back can arise for various reasons, and finding the source of the pain is key to determining the underlying cause and the appropriate treatment. Here are three common back pain complaints we typically see and potential approaches for addressing them.