Integrated Back and Neck Center
Causes of Back and Neck Pain
Back and Neck Pain Back and neck pain can interfere with your ability to function. Overuse, overweight, and other problems can cause back and neck pain.
Sciatica Sciatica, also called lumbar radiculopathy, is a pain that originates along your sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. The pain extends from the back of your pelvis down the back of your thigh.
Scoliosis A spine affected by scoliosis shows a sideways curvature and a rotation of the vertebrae, giving the appearance that the person is leaning to one side.
Kyphosis A spine affected by kyphosis has a forward curvature of the back bones (vertebrae) in the upper back area, giving an abnormally rounded or humpback" appearance."
What Is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and pinches the nerves. This results in back and leg pain.
Neck Pain Your neck is at risk for injury because of its location and range-of-motion. Neck pain can be caused by injury, age, or inflammatory disorders.
Torticollis Torticollis is a condition in which the neck is twisted and causes the head to rotate and tilt at an odd angle. The cause of torticollis is unknown, but treatment can help.
Whiplash Injury Whiplash means your neck was bent forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa.