Chronic lower back pain is considered one of the most burdensome health conditions in the United States and has a significant impact on quality of life. The orthopedic team at McKenna’s Orthopedics & Biologics, with offices in Decatur and Trophy Club, Texas, specializes in lower back pain and offers cutting-edge treatments, such as stem cell therapy, to reduce pain and improve quality of life. To learn more about your treatment options to reduce your lower back pain, call the office today or book an appointment online.
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What should I know about lower back pain?
Lower back pain is a common problem that impacts almost everyone at some point in their life. For most people, lower back pain resolves on its own with at-home treatments in a few days or a few weeks. However, for some, lower back pain turns into a chronic problem that persists for months, or even years, and impacts physical, emotional, and mental health.
The team at McKenna Orthopedics is leading the way in regenerative medicine and may have a solution to help heal your body and reduce your pain with innovative stem cell therapy.
What causes lower back pain?
Lower back pain can develop from a number of causes. It most often occurs due to a mechanical issue in your back. Common causes of lower back pain include:
- Sprains and strains
- Disc degeneration
- Herniated disc
- Traumatic injury
- Spinal stenosis
Underlying health conditions can also lead to lower back pain, such as fibromyalgia or arthritis.
How can stem cell therapy help my lower back pain?
Stem cell therapy may improve your lower back pain by accelerating your body’s natural healing powers by reducing inflammation and stimulating the regeneration of new, healthier tissue.
The team at McKenna Orthopedics specializes in regenerative medicine and the use of stem cell therapy for the treatment of many orthopedic conditions, including various causes of lower back pain. The team uses bone marrow aspirate concentrate from your own body combined with a pliable tissue allograft that contains over 100 different growth factors and 60 times the amount of prostaglandins as other types of stem cell treatments to accelerate your body’s healing.
Am I a candidate for stem cell therapy for lower back pain?
Your specialist at McKenna Orthopedics determines if you’re a good candidate for stem cell therapy for lower back pain after a comprehensive evaluation. Some of the common lower back conditions that have benefited from the revolutionary treatment at McKenna Orthopedics include:
- Annular tears
- Disc degeneration
- Chronic paravertebral muscle atrophy
- Lumbar facet injury
- Back instability
- Sacroiliac joint pain
- Sacroiliac joint syndrome
You may not be considered a good candidate for treatment if you have peripheral nerve dysfunction or leg pain.
The team at McKenna Orthopedics wants nothing more than for you to live your best life free of pain and discomfort. To learn more about the treatments for lower back pain at McKenna Orthopedics, call the office today or book an appointment online.
What is Sports Medicine?
Sports medicine is an area of medicine focused on helping active people recover from their injury as quickly as possible so they can get back to doing what they enjoy. The team at Dr. McKenna’s Orthopedics and Biologics received specialized training in sports medicine and has helped both world-class athletes and amateur sports enthusiasts recover from their injuries, and prevent future injuries.