Back Muscle Damage Symptoms
We use our backs every single day to do many different physical things. From just walking to a workout, your back and spine and the muscles around it are typically involved somehow. This is why a spine or muscle injury in the back is serious and should not be left undiagnosed or untreated.
Low Back Pain
Low back pain is quite painful and difficult to live with. Symptoms often include pain in the muscles and bones, hip, or leg. You might also experience numbness or a feeling of pins and needles in the lower back or surrounding area. Muscle spasms are also a common symptom.
These back muscle damage symptoms are usually a good indicator that something needs to be done for your back pain. However, figuring out exactly where in your back the pain is originating from can be tricky, simply because of how relatively large your back is, how complex it is, and how you use it in different ways every single day.
Should You Get an MRI?
Figuring out exactly what kind of back problem you have can involve several tests. You could have a blood or urine sample collected and see if the pain you’re dealing with is coming from an infection or other type of systemic problem.
You can also consider other types of scans, such as an MRI. Does an MRI show muscle damage in the back? An MRI can detect the cause of persistent back pain. The only caveat is that your pain has to be caused by underlying issues with internal structures. If so, the MRI won’t detect anything.
It can be difficult to know if you need an MRI. You might be a good candidate if you are currently experiencing the following:
Your doctor or another medical professional will likely be able to help you determine the right course of action for the treatment of low back pain.
How NeuroMD Can Help You
NeuroMD is pleased to offer types of treatment that can make a difference in your lower back pain. Our back pain devices are designed to stimulate your back muscles, causing them to contract and release repeatedly. This treatment has been proven to help heal damaged tissues, reduce inflammation, and strengthen your spinal stabilizing muscles. All of these ultimately can lead to decreased pain levels in your back. You can learn more about neuromuscular electrical stimulation on our website or contact us today to learn more.