If you’re one of the 31 million American men and women living with low back pain, you can find treatment solutions with Paul Soccio, MD, at his practice in Morrisville, Pennsylvania or satellite locations in Bristol, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Soccio brings a multidisciplinary approach to identifying and treating conditions, including low back pain. You don’t have to live with discomfort from low back pain. Call Paul Soccio, MD, or schedule an appointment online today and Feel Better ... Live Better.
Low back pain describes discomfort anywhere above your legs and below your ribs. This type of pain often recurs and can become a chronic and disabling condition.
When you have lower back pain, it can involve several areas, including your:
Pain in your low back can also include your blood vessels and muscles.
You can have pain in your low back for several reasons, but it’s usually the result of auto accidents, sports injuries, or reaching and twisting. You can also develop low back pain from improper lifting.
Other causes of low back pain include:
In rare situations, you can also have low back pain because of other problems like infections, inflammation, scoliosis, or tumors.
Dr. Soccio performs a comprehensive physical examination to diagnose the cause of your low back pain. During this appointment, he also discusses your personal and family medical history while reviewing your symptoms and pain.
Based on your exam, he might request additional screenings, such as:
After diagnosing the source of your low back pain, Dr. Soccio develops a personalized approach to managing your condition.
Dr. Soccio offers several treatments to address low back pain, depending on its cause and severity.
Common therapies for low back pain include:
Dr. Soccio might also recommend radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to relieve your discomfort. This minimally invasive therapy uses small amounts of heat to disrupt pain signals sent from the area.
If you’re suffering from low back pain, call Paul Soccio, MD, or schedule an appointment online today.