Comprehensive & Effective Treatments
Whether you are experiencing acute or chronic pain around your neck or anywhere along your back, Dr. Lewis and our medical expert staff at Lewis Pain & Physical Medicine are dedicated in helping you diagnose the cause or source of your pain with alleviation. With neck and back pain being a common reason for doctor visits across the nation, our facility makes sure of updating our staff with the latest methods, techniques, and services to ensure that you are receiving the highest quality of care in the Frisco, TX and surrounding areas.
Neck & Upper Back Pain Management
Neck pain and discomfort in the upper back can be caused by a number of reasons, such as whiplash injury, segmental dysfunction, improper posture, problems relating to spinal discs, and stress-induced factors. Problems emerging from the neck and upper back regions include restriction of cervical motions, migraine-like headaches, temporomandibular joint dysfunctions (TMJ disorders), spasms around the shoulder/upper back area, ear ringing, inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), and overall chronic stiffness and tension in the region.
Some of our care we provide at Lewis Pain & Physical Medicine include:
- Cervical and upper spinal adjustment to properly position the vertebrae in the correct placement and to ensure regular mobility and functionality
- Trigger point therapy for a personalized and specific type of massage therapy that helps disconstrict tense areas of the neck and upper back
- Exercise rehabilitation routine to help strengthen and reposition the cervical and spinal joints and vertebrae.
Middle Back (Thoracic) Pain
The thoracic region of your spine is that area between the base of your neck and rib cage, and consists of 12 spinal discs, parts of your spinal vertebrae, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments, and tendons. Although not as common as upper or lower back pain due to its increased stability and decreased movement patterns when compared to the other two regions, pain in this region should still be regarded with the same seriousness and attentiveness as upper and lower back pain.
Some of the many possible causes for middle back pain can include:
- Age-related causes such as spinal fluid reduction, loss of muscle mass, or thinning of bone structures
- Fractures from sports injuries or car accidents
- Osteoporosis, obesity, spinal stenosis, and scoliosis
- Muscle sprains or strains that have caused ligaments to tear or outstretch
- Herniated or slipped disc in the thoracic region
- Lifestyle factors including poor posture and poor exercise habits
- Stress-induced side effects from mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety
Lower Back Pain Causes & Treatments
The lower back structure consists of five vertebrae within the lumbar region that supports a majority, if not most, of your upper body weight. Shock-absorbing intervertebral discs cushion the bones along the spinal cord, while ligaments help bond the vertebrae in position and tendons affix the muscular tissue together with the spinal column. Along with these supporting soft tissues, pairs of nerve roots transmit body movement and other signals to the cerebral region.
Early treatments of lower back pain can typically be relieved or temporarily alleviated using medications such as analgesics, anti-inflammatory medications, and opioid drugs under careful supervision, along with self-management care treatments like hot and cold packs and core-strengthening exercises for your back muscles.
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Advanced Technology & Techniques
Our team is constantly finding the newest & safest ways to relieve pain. We utilize modern technology to provide our patients with excellent care.
Customized Treatment Plans
Our team utilizes a patient-first approach & will create an effective treatment plan that will work for any individual experiencing pain or discomfort.
On-Site Operating Room
Convenience is key when it comes to relieving pain. We have built our own operating room so patients can receive any service in the comfort of our office.
Experienced & Expert Team
Our team specializes in pain procedures and is able to diagnose any kind of pain. Dr. Lewis is double board-certified in anesthesiology & pain medicine.