Persistent inflammation around in your lower back and spine might be preventing you from doing the things you love, like running, hiking, and even walking. At Spine Center of Baton Rouge, Drs. Kevin P. McCarthy and C. Chambliss Harrod offer groundbreaking stem cell injections to reduce inflammation and help you quickly get back on your feet. Call one of their three office locations in Baton Rouge, Walker, and Prairieville, Louisiana, or book an appointment online today to learn more about stem cell treatment.
There are two main conditions that cause inflammation and swelling around your back: muscle strain and ligament sprain. Both conditions can start to feel debilitating over time, preventing you from exercising and moving around like you used to.
A lower back strain can occur when your muscle is stretched too far and tears, damaging the muscle itself.
A sprain occurs from a tearing of the ligaments that connect your bones together.
Your back pain could be chronic if it lasts more than a few months. Chronic pain in the low back often involves a disc problem, a joint problem, and/or an irritated nerve root. Some common causes for this pain include:
Your back needs to be dealt with right away before it starts impacting your ability to walk properly. Symptoms to look out for include:
There are plenty of ways you can help decrease foot and ankle pain at home, including:
Talk to the doctors at The Spine Center of Baton Rouge if your back pain worsens despite a combination of at-home remedies.
The surgeons at The Spine Center of Baton Rouge can offer a number of treatment options for back pain, including stem cell/platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections to decrease inflammation and chronic pain.
With stem cell/PRP injections, the highly concentrated dose of platelets trigger tissue repair by delivering growth factors and attracting cells that heal inflammation and chronic swelling around your lower back and spine.
This can speed up your recovery, repairing damaged tissue and spinal joints.
While the minimally invasive treatment may require you to stay off your feet for about one week, most patients report feeling a significant decrease in pain within the first 6-12 months.
Call The Spine Center of Baton Rouge or book an appointment online today to learn more about stem cell/PRP injections.