Back Pain Treatment & Medical Care In Downtown Los Angeles
5 Benefits Urgent Care
1. Affordable Rates
Compared to hospital emergency room pricing, urgent care facilities have much more favorable pricing.
2. Follow Up Care
Unlike hospitals, Downtown Los Angeles Urgent Care provides follow ups with all patients.
3. In-House Medication
At our DTLA urgent care facility we offer in-house medication with no waiting to get your prescriptions filled immediately – before you leave.
4. Care Providers
Unlike at hospitals, where care givers range from doctors to nurses to interns, Downtown Urgent Care medical providers are doctors.
5. Short Wait Times
Our L.A. urgent care location is walk-in (within 30 minutes of closing), meaning you have to wait minutes to see a doctor as opposed to hours at a hospital.
7 Facts About Back Pain Causes
- Growing older. Pain in the back is more likely to occur when you get older. Some people don’t experience back pain until they’re in their 30s or 40s.
- Lack of physical fitness. If you’re not physically fit, you are more likely to experience back pain.
- Carrying excess weight. If you eat a diet that contains a lot of calories, you will gain weight. When your body is overweight, it puts unnecessary stress on your back causing issues and pain.
- It runs in the family. Types of back pain caused by ankylosing spondylitis, which is a form of arthritis that affects the spine, can have often contain genetic component.
- Miscellaneous diseases. Arthritis and cancer are two well known conditions that cause back pain.
- Where you work. If your job involves lifting, pushing, or pulling while turning your spine, you are likely to experience back pain. Some people who sit in an office chair upright for long periods of time will also experience pain and discomfort.
- Smoking cigarettes. Did you know that your body may not be able to get enough nutrients to the disks in your back if you’re a smoker. A cough caused by smoking can also cause back pain. Furthermore, individuals that smoke are more slow to heal, causing back pain longer to heal.