Back pain is different from one person to the next. The pain can have a slow onset or come on suddenly. The pain may be intermittent or constant. There are many causes of low back pain. It sometimes occurs after a specific movement such as lifting or bending. Just getting older also plays a role in many back conditions.
We understand how back pain can affect your quality of life, and our goal is to help you become pain free so that you can get back to work or your favorite activities as soon as possible. With on-site X-ray and MRI, Dr. Li will diagnose your condition and start treatment so you can feel better. Treatment initially consists of Physical Therapy, medication, and activity modification and is usually successful in relieving your pain. Our experienced therapists will customize a treatment plan for you and utilize our state of the art equipment to make you better.
Below are some common terms to describe conditions of the lumbar spine.