Skip to main content
When To See a Doctor For Back Pain Atlanta, GA
lower back pain

With somewhere around 80% of Americans suffering some form of back pain, it can be an easy problem to dismiss – the result of long hours at the office, poor posture, even smoking. It’s also a type of pain that many of us feel like we simply have to live with.

But that isn’t the case. Sometimes, back pain is something more than a small ache. It can actually be a symptom of serious condition or injury that requires quality treatment and care from a back specialist.

These cues may indicate that it’s time for you to see a doctor about your back pain.

  • The pain is chronic and severe or intense – especially at night, or when you try to lie down.
  • The pain extends down the legs
  • Your back pain is accompanied by a fever – this could a sign of a more serious spinal infection
  • You are also experiencing any type of numbness or tingling
  • You’ve recently suffered any type of physical trauma or injury
  • It’s contributing to incontinence or poor bladder control
  • You’re experiencing unexplained weight loss
  • You have history of cancer, and your back pain is new
  • Your pain lasts more than 6 weeks

If your back pain requires professional care, contact the specialists at Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians.

We can help get to the root of your problem, and provide you with a safe, effective treatment option that can help you get back to your normal activities. Our physicians are dual board certified and fellowship-trained, and experienced in treating a wide variety of spinal and back injuries and conditions.

Contact our offices today.

Posted on behalf of Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians

New Patient?
Call Us now!

Our Client Reviews

4.8 / 5.0

Based on 269 reviews

Jules F.

Surgery was a success my left knee is fully functional again. Langer and his staff was very helpful through this entire process they assigned me a top physical therapist Cara which was great at helping me to improve now just up to me to continue to condition myself back to the way I was physically before the injury and hopefully I never have to endure any future injuries that lead to surgery. Overall a great help and experience after surgery was completed. Thank You to Langer and his staff.

Dea'Mario F.

The Morrow location was a great experience for me. The staff was nothing less than perfect to me. I'm glad I chose this location.

Ricky J.

Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians are excellent in the work they do. They take their time with each patient and make sure you walk away with an understanding of exactly what you're going through. I have been a patient here twice and I could 100% assure you that you will have a great experience. Further the physicians are very knowledgeable and experienced at what they do. Moreover, the entire staff are welcoming and accommodating to your needs. I work in Entertainment, and have appeared several times on television (Google "David Wells and Ricky Johnson). I recommend and trust Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians.

Priscilla F.

The staff was great! They were patient, kind and courteous. The doctors were excellent! The doctors took the time to explain and patiently answer any questions I had.

North Charleston, SC

8720 North Park Blvd, Suite A

North Charleston, SC, 29406

FAX: (843) 872-0626