Back Pain Care and Treatment Through Telemedicine
Back pain is something that many do not take seriously, thinking that it is just normal because they are tired and stressed. Getting an ample amount of rest, doing basic stretching, getting a relaxing massage or even taking a pain reliever can provide a quick solution to back pain but none of them really resolve the root cause of the problem.
When the pain is recurring and is affecting your daily life, then it’s time to have it checked by a medical specialist.
Back Pain Causes and Triggers
Your lifestyle is one of the culprits of the back pain you are experiencing. Here are some triggers that you should be aware of:
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Problems with the spine and its support groups (muscles, discs, nerves) such as a slipped disc, degenerative disc disease and spondylolisthesis can cause upper and lower back pains.
Injuries and Accidents
An accident causing injury to the lower back, such as fractures, strains, muscle sprains, can warrant back pain.
Spine and joint diseases such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, spondylitis and scoliosis can cause back pain. Additionally, some types of cancer, infections in the bones and kidney stones can also lead to worsening back pain.
The COVID-19 Effect
If you are experiencing back pain or are presently receiving back pain treatment, COVID-19 couldn’t be more unfortunate for you. This pandemic has caused many businesses to close including medical practices, such as; physical medicine and rehabilitation facilities.
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) recommended the postponement of all elective, non-urgent diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Only unmanageable patient conditions and emergencies can be accommodated by physiatrists.
Back Pain Management and Treatment Through Telemedicine
May it be acute or chronic pain in the upper, middle or lower back, care and treatment should be administered by a professional to help manage this problem. Your doctor may prescribe pain medications, physical therapy, cortisone injections and other treatments to support your back pain relief.
You don’t have to wait for medical practices to reopen to receive the treatment you need. That same recommendation from AAPMR urged its members to transition to Telemedicine.
Telemedicine enables physiatrist to go online and accommodate their patients’ concerns. Much like your ordinary doctor’s visit, you can access your doctor online. You can now meet your doctor in the comfort of your home.
Advanced Sports & Spine in Charlotte Offers Telemedicine to Manage and Treat Back Pain
Clueless where to go for a virtual appointment to treat your back pain?
If you are living in Charlotte or nearby areas, Advanced Sports & Spine offers Telehealth virtual consults.
Receive personalized and comprehensive care for your back pain through our Telemedicine care. Advanced Sports & Spine in Charlotte provides HIPAA-compliant visits using the latest online technology. Consult with Dr. Usmad Ahmad through an internet-assisted video call using only your cell phone, tablet or computer.
Experience the Advanced Sports & Spine care today! Contact us online or call us at 704-542-3988.