10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain
Back pain is common. If you or a loved one is suffering from back pain you may want to ask your doctor these questions.
|1.||What is causing my back pain?|
|2.||What can I do to prevent my back pain from getting worse?|
|3.||Why is my back vulnerable to pain and injury?|
|4.||Could stress be a contributing factor, and what can I do about it?|
|5.||What are all the treatment options?|
|6.||If surgery is recommended, why is it necessary and what are the risks?|
|7.||What are the potential risks and benefits of other available treatments?|
|8.||What lifestyle changes do I need to make to keep my back healthy?|
|9.||How can I be sure that my work does not negatively affect my back?|
|10.||What are the chances that my back pain will result in permanent disability?|
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