Back Pain

Help from a Fremont Physiatrist for Chronic Back Pain

There are many different types of back pain. You deserve to know your options, and ways to get relief from the pain you’re experiencing so you can go back to your life feeling strong, healthy, and ready to take on whatever your day presents. Our team at Washington Township Medical Foundation can provide the answers you are looking for, with the care and respect you deserve.

Diagnosing the Cause of Your Back Pain

There are different types of back pain, as well as different causes. Physiatrists focus on finding the right combination of pain management in order to ensure that patients are able to achieve results through physical therapy / rehabilitation. The sooner you speak with a physiatrist—also called a doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R)—about your back pain, the sooner you will be able to find help and relief. Your doctor will start with diagnosing the cause of your pain, before working with you to develop a unique treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Some of the treatment options for your condition may include:

  • Hot / cold therapy
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Spinal injections
  • Information regarding posture, ergonomics, and more
  • Prescriptions for pain medications / anti-inflammatory medications