UHCS physicians and nurse practitioners provider care for a variety of musculoskeletal problems including back pain.
From an Expert at UHCS:
Back pain is a very common complaint that most people will experience at some point in their lives. By following a few simple instructions, 90% of people will get better within 4-6 weeks. However, if you have any of the following symptoms with your back pain you need to be seen by your provider:
If none of these things applies to your back pain you can:
If you have tried all of these things for 2-3 weeks without improvement, if your symptoms are worsening or other concerning symptoms are occurring you can see a provider at UHCS for evaluation by making an appointment through My UHCS (see UHCS web site) or by calling 262-472-1300.
- Donene Rowe, MD, PhD
Good sources for further information about back pain include: