At least 31 million Americans have lower back pain at any one time, and if you’re among this number there are solutions available. As a world-renowned pain management specialist with extensive experience in treating lower back pain, Kasra Amirdelfan, MD, brings the most innovative interventional pain management and neuromodulation techniques available to his East Bay practice in Walnut Creek, California. Don’t simply try to ignore your lower back pain — call Dr. Amirdelfan’s office or schedule an appointment online today.
If you have pain anywhere below your ribs and above your legs, it’s considered lower back pain. This common complaint affects at least 80% of men and women during their lives.
Discomfort in your lower back can be due to issues with your:
Lower back pain can also occur due to problems in your muscles and blood vessels.
Lower back pain can occur for several reasons, but it’s often the result of a car accident, sports injury, or reaching and twisting for something. You can also develop lower back pain because of lifting heavy items improperly.
Certain health conditions, like fibromyalgia and kidney stones, can also trigger lower back pain. In rare cases, lower back pain arises because of other issues, such as scoliosis, infections, inflammation, or tumors.
If you have chronic lower back pain, it’s often because of degenerative conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, radiculopathy, and spinal stenosis.
As a world-renowned leader in pain management, Dr. Amirdelfan has extensive training in diagnosing the underlying cause of lower back discomfort. During your appointment, he performs a full physical exam, discusses your personal and medical history, and reviews your specific pain and its symptoms.
Based on this exam, Dr. Amirdelfan might recommend additional screenings, including:
In some cases, Dr. Amirdelfan might also suggest specialized studies using injections to evaluate your lower back pain in detail.
Dr. Amirdelfan is at the forefront of interventional pain management solutions and may recommend any of a variety of minimally invasive treatments depending on your specific condition and symptoms, such as:
Dr. Amirdelfan might also suggest regenerative medicine therapies that use your body’s natural healing ability to repair damage and restore function.
To find relief for your lower back pain, call the office of Dr. Amirdelfan or schedule an appointment online today.