Back pain – aka lumbar spine injuries – come in a variety of types and forms of pain. They can range from mild to severe, and may come about from an accident or long term wear and tear. Muscle strain or tension often causes neck pain. At Source Healthcare in Santa Monica, California, the team of caring physicians work with you to help resolve your back pain. To request your appointment today, call our office or click the online scheduling tool.
Sometimes you can strain your back muscles from sleeping in an awkward position or overdoing it during exercise. Falls or accidents, including car accidents, are another common cause of back pain. Lumbar strain, a soft tissue injury to the back, is also called neck sprain or strain.
We concentrate on finding the Source of your pain first. There are many factors that may contribute, and the solution may be one or more of these factors.
We view your spinal pain as a mathematic equations.
D (spinal disc) + N (Nerve) + B (Bone) + F (Facet Joint) + M (Muscle) = Pain
A diagnosis is synthesized after symptoms, physical exam findings, and radiologic imaging have been reviewed. Then, we can place a value on each of the variables and decide which to target for treatment.