That flare-up of back pain has happened again!
That flare up of back pain has happened again! Back pain is often a natural consequence of a related bodily injury or from factors like poor sleeping posture and arthritis.
A little discomfort that feels manageable can easily be treated with an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory, rest, and light stretching. However if your pain doesn’t respond to at-home treatments, it’s time to visit your health care provider. We’ve put together a common list of signs and symptoms of more serious back pain to help determine when it’s time to consult a physician.
If you’re experiencing any of the above symptoms or issues related to your back pain, it’s appropriate to visit your primary care physicians. If timely appointments are not available, prompt evaluation can be provided by urgent care. More serious symptoms include:
To find a Patient First Urgent Care Center nearest you, visit our locations page. Every Patient First center has a team of physicians ready to help get you back on your feet. For more information on other injuries we treat, read our list of treatable injuries.
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