Signe Spine & Rehab LLC
Interventional Spine Specialists located in Mount Pleasant, SC
Back pain is the leading driver behind missed work days in the United States. In fact, back pain is so common that 31 million Americans are suffering from low back pain at any given time. For much-needed relief from your back pain, turn to board-certified physiatrist Daniel Nemeth, MD, and the team at Signe Spine & Rehab, LLC serving the Charleston community in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, for a wide range of effective treatments. To explore your options, call to book an appointment today.
Back Pain Q & A
What is the structure of the back?
If your back is in pain, it’s helpful to understand the many components involved and how they interact. At the core of your back is your spine, which is made up of 33 vertebrae that stretch from your head to your pelvis. They’re divided into five sections:
- Cervical spine (neck)
- Thoracic spine (mid-back)
- Lumbar spine (low back)
- Coccyx (tailbone)
Several critical secondary players surround your spine including discs, muscles, ligament
s, and tendons. Together, all these components work to provide the foundation for your entire body, which means that back pain can have a widespread effect on your ability to function normally.
What are the primary causes of back pain?
The most common culprits behind back pain are:orders
- Herniated or ruptured discs
- Muscle strains or sprains
These generalized conditions lead to back problems, such as:
Most back pain originates in your low back and involves nerve inflammation and irritation, which can lead to mild to severe back pain.
How is back pain treated?Arthritis or other degenerative joint dis
The answer to this question depends upon your diagnosis. With advanced diagnostic equipment and expertise, Dr. Nemeth at Signe Spine & Rehab, LLC works quickly to find the source of your back pain so they can get you started on a treatment plan as soon as possible.
As a specialist in back pain, the doctor offers a number of minimally invasive and noninvasive treatments that alleviate your pain, reduce any inflammation, and promote healing, including:
- Physical therapy
- Core treatment
- Injection therapies: epidural, medial branch nerve/facets
- Radiofrequency lesioning, rhizotomies/ablation
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Medical management
The number of treatments means that there’s one that will likely fit your situation and meet your needs, all while avoiding invasive and risky open surgery.
The array of options also allows Dr. Nemeth at Signe Spine & Rehab, LLC to start with the most conservative treatment, working his way up to more aggressive options should your pain persist.
If back pain has sidelined you, call Signe Spine & Rehab, LLC, to schedule a visit.