Treatment Options For Back Pain

Are you suffering from back pain? Back pain can hinder your daily activities and leave you with a limited range of motion. Dr. Ali Nairizi is your Reno, NV, back pain specialist of Reno Tahoe Pain Associates. He can help diagnose and treat your back pain so you can get back to enjoying your life.

What Are the Causes of Back Pain?

Stress from overuse or injury is a common reason for back pain. You could also be suffering from one of the following:

  • Muscle strain
  • Spinal fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Arthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Bulging disc
  • Herniated disc

Treating Your Back Pain

Your pain specialist needs to determine the root cause of the pain to choose the best treatment method. If you are experiencing back pain in Reno, NV, there are a variety of treatments that can help. In mild cases, stretches, exercises, or behavioral adjustments can be enough to relieve your pain. Your doctor also offers the following options:

  • Trigger point injections- are used to treat a variety of issues. Your doctor will determine the best form of medication to be injected into the myofascial trigger points.
  • Epidural steroid injections- use a mix of anesthetics and corticosteroids that are injected into the epidural near the spine. This helps eliminate back pain caused by a herniated disc or spinal stenosis.
  • Sacroiliac joint injections- are a mixture of an anesthetic and a steroid that is injected directly into the sacroiliac joint. They can be used to diagnose and treat sacroiliac joint pain.
  • Facet joint injections- are used to diagnose and treat pain in facet joints. If the pain subsides after the injection, then the issue is diagnosed and treated at the same time.

Your pain specialists offer a variety of treatments to relieve your pain. If you are living with back pain in Reno, NV, Reno Tahoe Pain Associates can help. Call (775)-384-1127 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Ali Nairizi.