Referred Back Pain Doctors

Back pain or injuries can cause referred pain elsewhere in your body. Or a different injury may cause referred pain in your back. At Pain and Spine Specialists we can help determine the source of your pain and provide you with effective treatment options to alleviate your pain symptoms.

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Referred Back Pain

Pain in your back may not actually be related to a back problem at all. Referred pain is pain felt in a different area of the body that differs from the injured or diseased organ. The pain signals are perceived in a region (such as the back) that has a nerve supply that is different from the source of the pain.  

If you are experiencing back pain, it is important to accurately classify the cause of your back pain. Sometimes the answer can be obvious such as an injury or overexertion during physical activity. Sometimes the source of the pain does not match where the pain manifests. 

Whatever the cause may be, our back pain doctors can help diagnose and treat your pain symptoms. Schedule a consultation with us today to get started!

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What Is Referred Back Pain

Sometimes used synonymously, ‘referred pain’ and ‘radiating’ pain are not the same thing. ‘Referred pain’ happens because all the nerves are connected. When pain is experienced, the nerves send signals to the brain. In turn, the brain may release these pain signals to a different part of the body.  

Our Back and Spine Specialists are composed of a team of skilled and knowledgable doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who can accurately determine the source of your pain and evaluate your pain symptoms. Our team will be able determine if the location of your pain and the source of your pain are the same and/or linked. Our providers will examine the location of your pain and review your medical history. They will determine if a disease or another underlying condition is the cause of your referred back pain. 

Examples of Referred Back Pain

Because pain signals travel through the nerves, your brain will dictate which location the pain is felt. There are many different types of referred back pain. You may experience pain between your shoulder blades in your back region because your gallbladder may be dealing with gall stones. Aching muscles in your sides may be a result from a colon condition or kidney stones. The referred pain may manifest in your lower back.

Referred Back Pain Treatments

Your skilled referred back pain doctor will be able to evaluate your pain and determine the best course of treatment. It is important for the injury or disease is treated, and not the location of the pain. You may find yourself frustrated if only the location of the experienced pain is treated because the pain will return.  

We Can Help

The providers at Pain and Spine Specialists will dedicate compassionate and superior care to their patients suffering from referred back pain. Our practice is able to successfully treat your referred back pain with skilled knowledge. They will also review any other types of back pain such as axial back pain and radicular back pain that may be experienced.  

How To Get Started

If you would like more information on how to treat your referred back pain or our practice, please call Pain and Spine Specialists and speak to our dedicated team to improve the quality of your life. 

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Billing / Insurance Questions

We Accept All Insurances!

That includes Medicare and state Medicaid.

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Usually within one week of the initial call.

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At Pain and Spine Specialists we provide comprehensive pain care while offering the most up-to-date minimally invasive techniques. Our ethos is to treat each patient (and potential patient) as if they were a family member.

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At Pain and Spine Specialists we want to provide the most efficient and pleasurable experience possible. As in all medical facilities, we have certain policies in place to ensure that you receive the time you require to address your needs as well as enhance your experience while in our care.

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Referred Back Pain Doctors in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia

At Pain and Spine Specialists, our team of referred back pain specialists are committed to giving you the most effective treatment when treating your pain. We believe that all patients should have access to exceptional care. 

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