Back Pain Specialist

Spinal Health Care of Orlando

Marie Cayo, D.C.

Chiropractor located in Orlando, FL

If your back is aching and you need some relief, turn to Marie Cayo, DC, at Spinal Health Care of Orlando. Men, women, and children who suffer from back pain in Orlando, Florida, have an array of nonsurgical options to choose from at the state-of-the-art clinic. Call the office to learn more or use the online scheduling feature to book now.

Back Pain Q & A

What causes back pain?

Your back is an intricate network of bones, muscles, tendons, disks, and ligaments. Any number of issues that affect any one of these areas can domino and affect other connected and interrelated parts. Some of the most common reasons for back pain include:

  • Strain - muscle tension, strained ligaments, neck strain
  • Movement - pushing or pulling, bending wrong, twisting
  • Posture - standing or sitting in an irregular position
  • Structural complications - sciatica, arthritis, osteoporosis, scoliosis
  • Cancer - a tumor on the spine
  • Infection - pelvic inflammatory disease or spinal infection
  • Trauma or injury, including auto injuries

Other medical conditions can also provoke back pain. At Spinal Health Care of Orlando, Dr. Cayo provides a thorough evaluation to assess the source and underlying cause of your back pain in order to customize a treatment plan for you.

What are the symptoms of back pain?

Back pain is as its name describes: Pain anywhere in your back. Other symptoms of back pain are:

  • Radiating pain down your leg
  • Numbness around your buttocks or genitalia
  • Worsening pain when you bend or lift

Another symptom of back pain is a nagging ache that subsides when you recline.

Am I at risk of developing back pain?

A number of factors put you at a higher risk for developing back pain. Some of them are:

  • Obesity
  • Poor sleep habits
  • Lack of exercise
  • Pregnancy
  • Job-related strains or muscle tension
  • Smoking
  • Genetics

You may also have back pain because of a serious medical condition like osteoarthritis or cancer. Dr. Cayo gives you a comprehensive check-up to evaluate your lifestyle factors, symptoms, and current condition to determine the cause of your back pain.

What treatment options are available for back pain?

Dr. Cayo treats your back pain according to what is causing it. Each therapy available at Spinal Health Care of Orlando offers unique benefits and results.

Some of the most effective treatment options for back pain are:

  • Spinal decompression
  • Physical therapy and stretching
  • Massage therapy
  • Physiotaping
  • Activator method
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Chiropractic manipulation

To learn which treatment option is best for you and will improve your back pain, talk to the team at Spinal Health Care of Orlando or use the online scheduling feature.