Are You Accurately Explaining Your Back Pain?
The key to relieving your persistent back pain is accurately treating the source and root cause of the pain. While medical professionals are highly trained and experienced to do so, they also need your help in determining where the pain is located, how painful it is and many other details. When you’re talking about spine care, no details should be left out in order to correctly and permanently fix the problem. If you’re experiencing back pain and haven’t had much relief, here are some tips for accurately explaining your symptoms.
Don’t Hold Back Any Details
All medical professionals will ask you to explain the pain you’re experiencing. Every detail matters, and they are listening to everything you say to get a clue on what the main issue may be. Tell them about when the pain began, the pain level you’re experiencing, how often you’re in pain, if certain events trigger the pain and more. The more information you provide, the more data the professional will have to help identify the source and provide the best recommendation.
Point To The Exact Areas of Pain
Try to identify the exact pain points as much as possible. If the pain seems to be deep inside the body rather than close to the surface, explain this to your medical professionals. Some of these details may seem insignificant to you, but you never know what could be the most important piece of information. It’s also important to explain the level of pain in each of the areas you’re experiencing it. This information could be the difference between having to visit an advanced pain management facility or simply doing home treatments for a while.
Make Notes When You Experience Pain
To provide medical professionals with the most accurate information possible, consider making notes every time you experience any sort of pain. If you do this for a week or longer, you’ll have sufficient and specific data to provide your professional, which could go a long way in diagnosing the problem. Focus on your body and document even the smallest details so you can be on the road to recovery more quickly.
DBC Active Spine Care® is more than just an advanced pain management facility. We want people to have a high quality of life by not having back pain anymore. Our revolutionary spine adaptive functional restoration program helps to alleviate back pain and strengthen the back to prevent future issues from occurring. With your help and cooperation, we will effectively and efficiently correct your back pain in the safest manner possible. To learn more about our program and how we can help you, don’t hesitate to contact us today.