Back pain


Back pain is one of the most common conditions seen by medical professionals, and is often very painful and debilitating. The most common causes of lower back pain are a strain or sprain. A strain refers to the tearing of a muscle or tendon, while a sprain refers to the tearing of a ligament. These tears, which result from an injury like lifting a heavy object, inflammation from gradual overuse, and in some cases, muscle spasms. Another common cause of back pain is Sciatica. A diagnosis of Sciatica means there is irritation to the sciatic nerve: The largest nerve in the body. Typically symptoms consist of pain, numbness, and tingling sensations down the leg. SickDay Medical Practitioners can provide a full evaluation, and can treat most back pain in the comfort of your home. Book an appointment over the phone or online.