Treatment for chronic low back pain

Centro de la columna Vertebral: November 13, 2018

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Treatment for chronic low back pain

Treatment for chronic low back pain must be personalized; that is, adapted to the needs of each patient. It can include a variety of treatments and techniques to relieve the symptoms. Long-term improvement depends on various factors, as we will explain on this occasion.

Chronic lower back pain

Chronic low back pain is considered to be that which manifests itself for more than 3 months or which returns shortly after receiving treatment. This type of pain is located in the lower back, is one of the most common back ailments and 80% of the population will experience it at least once in their lives
Some of its causes include:

  • Herniated discs.
  • Muscle overload or tears.
  • Deterioration of the spine due to disease.
  • Infections such as osteomyelitis (in very rare cases)

Treatment for chronic low back pain

Most cases of acute low-back pain (i.e., spontaneously occurring and of short duration) respond positively to rest and pharmacological therapy. However, for cases in which the pain continues in a chronic manner, it is necessary to design other types of treatments that can include:

  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Pharmacotherapy directly on the back (injections.
  • Changes in eating habits for weight control.
  • Permanent and lasting changes in posture.


Lumbago or chronic low back pain is the cause of up to 40% of work disabilities. It is important to properly diagnose this condition in order to find and treat its underlying cause. Only in this way can significant improvements be achieved and serious illnesses that were causing these symptoms to be treated in time.

Visit your nearest Centro de la Columna Vertebral

We have clinics across the country’s main cities. Come for an assessment consultation with our medical specialists and put an end to your back pain. We have more than 24 years of experience and the most innovative treatment for chronic low back pain available to help you.

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"The information contained in this blog is of an informative nature; it seeks to promote good health habits in the population and by no means replaces medical consultation. Content reviewed and corrected by Dr. Armando Acevedo Mendez, orthopedics and traumatology specialist. Professional license: 602691".

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