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12/19/19

Treatment for back pain and leg pain

Back pain is one of the most common symptoms seen in our Austin Westlake Clinic. It happens to many people, and in most cases, the low back pain symptoms are similar for eveybody. They could be ongoing, worsening pain down the leg into the foot, one sided pain on the buttock or leg, severe burning and tingling, weakness, numbness or difficulty moving the leg or foot.

Treatment for lower back and leg pain

Whether it’s related to an accident, poor posture, injury or degeneration, leg pain or back painis the most common symptom seen in our Austin Westlake clinic. We aim to diagnose your pain based on individual circumstances and then treat your symptoms with modern, cutting-edge, non-surgical procedures.

If you are experiencing shooting pain down the leg, herniated discs may be the problem. Arthritic bones in the facet joints can also irritate the lumbar nerves.

Treatments for chronic pain in the lower back and loss of sensation or weakness in the leg include more conservative options such as physical therapy, chiropractic care, anti-inflammatory medication or trigger point injections. If these fail, other inteventional treatments include spinal injections with corticosteroid and nerve ablation. Finally, endoscopic techniques to decompress the spinal discs and remove pressure from the affected nerves followed by regenerative stem cell treatments are available.

We also help patients who have had back surgery and yet still experience pain. If you have had back surgery and are still in pain, you are not alone. Unfortunately, the results of lumbar fusion surgery for treatment of low back pain are not always what we expect them to be. Failed lower back surgery is a complex syndrome, and the management is also complex. Careful diagnosis is needed. Sometimes, spinal cord stimulation or regenerative techniques give us a way to treat this condition without spinal surgery.

Are you experiencing lower back and leg pain and need pain relief? Give us a call at 512.892.0490, make an appointment, and let us help you!

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