Tell Us About Your Pain

Take our pain self-assessment quiz to better understand what type of neck or back pain you may be suffering from.

8 out of every 10 people experience serious neck or back pain. In fact, spine pain is the #2 reason Americans go to the doctor. While some pain may go away within a few weeks, certain symptoms might require that you see a spine doctor immediately.

Take this assessment to get closer to diagnosing the cause of your pain and how urgently you need to seek treatment.

Your answers to these questions combined with the results from a comprehensive diagnostic study are an excellent way of deciphering what type of pain you may be suffering from and how to properly treat it.

Types of Back and Neck Pain

Everyone’s pain and symptoms are different. Without a proper evaluation, we can’t determine your specific type of pain. However, we can help you better understand the most traditional types of pain associated with neck and back health issues listed below.
Cervical Neck, Shoulders and Arms

Cervical (Neck, Shoulders and Arms)

Cervical pain is often described as sharp, burning, or radiating and most often derives from the center of the neck. When pain shoots down to the arms causing weakness or a tingling sensation, it’s typically associated with radiculopathy — pain resulting from one or more pinched nerves. The treatment options for this area of pain may include medication, pain-relieving injections, and a variety of physical therapy techniques. Surgery is rarely required, and you can rely on the team of experts at Spine Team Texas to exhaust all non-surgical options before recommending a minimally invasive surgical treatment.

Thoracic (Mid Back, Chest and Abdomen)

Pain in this area is commonly described as sharp, burning, or radiating. Thoracic pain sometimes radiates to the chest or abdomen. This is typically associated with radiculopathy, resulting in feelings of weakness, numbness, or tingling sensations caused by a pinched nerve. The treatment options for this area of pain may include medication, pain-relieving injections, and a variety of physical therapy techniques. Surgery is rarely required, and you can rely on the team of experts at Spine Team Texas to exhaust all non-surgical options before recommending a minimally invasive surgical treatment.
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Lumbar (Low Back)

Pain in this area is commonly described as stabbing, sharp, achy, or burning. The treatment options for this area of pain may include anti-inflammatory medications, customized physical therapy typically lasting 4-6 weeks, and if necessary, a short course of pain-relieving injections. Surgery is rarely required, and you can rely on the team of experts at Spine Team Texas to exhaust all non-surgical options before recommending a minimally invasive surgical treatment.

Sacral (Hip and Legs)

Pain in this area is commonly described as stabbing, sharp, achy, electric, or having a burning character. Pain radiating down the legs is typically caused by a pinched nerve. The treatment options for this area of pain typically include anti-inflammatory medications and a customized course of physical therapy typically lasting 4-6 weeks. Surgery is rarely required, and you can rely on the team of experts at Spine Team Texas to exhaust all non-surgical options before recommending a minimally invasive surgical treatment.

Meet Your Team

Why settle for a single doctor when you can have a team of spine experts? Our unique approach to diagnosis and treatment ensures you get multiple point-of-views, especially in complex cases.

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Meet Tom Winders

BUSINESSMAN, GOLFER & BACK PAIN CONQUEROR

For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.
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Start Your Journey to Pain Relief

Here’s what you need to do.

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1. Request Appointment

Click the button below to book an appointment with our team.
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2. Meet with a Doctor

You’ll meet with one of our award-winning doctors to determine the best treatment plan for you.
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3. Take Control

Once you implement our treatment plan, you’ll begin to experience pain relief.

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