Back pain can result from musculoskeletal injuries (sprains or strains), acute disc bulges, herniated discs, joint dysfunction and many other injuries. Almost 80% of people will experience back pain at least once in their life, with the most common area of pain being in the lower back.

Access Sports Medicine treats children and adults with acute and chronic pain, rheumatologic conditions and musculoskeletal injuries. Our interventional physiatrist works closely with physical therapists and other allied health professionals to comprehensively manage and treat most back pain conditions while maintaining a focus in the body’s ability to heal itself.

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Treatment Options

Typically patients suffering from back pain choose to seek treatment when the duration or intensity of pain outlasts their usual tolerance.. For many, physical therapy coupled with interventional spine procedures is all that is needed..

Access Sports Medicine provides medical examinations, advice and solutions including:

  • Diagnostic studies (i.e. electrodiagnostic studies called EMG/NCV)
  • Physical therapy
  • Interventional spinal injury treatments
    • Epidural steroid injections (i.e. transforaminal, interlaminar and caudal)
    • Facet joint injections
    • Sacroiliac joint injections
    • Medial branch blocks
    • Radiofrequency ablations

We are fully staffed to care for these problems with an impressive group of doctors, therapists, and other specialized spine providers working together in a unique collaborative facility.

Locations

Dover

19 Webb Place
Dover, NH 03820

Rochester

120 Washington Street Suite 101
Rochester, NH 03839

Portsmouth

155 Borthwick Avenue, Suite 102
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Plaistow

13 Plaistow Road
Plaistow, NH 03865

Raymond

6 Freetown Road
Raymond, NH 03077

Exeter

1 Hampton Road
Exeter, NH 03833

42 Million

The number of Americans that made visits to the doctor for back pain in 2006, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Understanding Back Pain

Back pain is a common reason for missing work. If you’re suffering from pain, there are many treatment options available!

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Specializing Doctor

Daniel S. Zipin, DO

Dr. Zipin specializes in the evaluation and treatment of spinal pain, injuries and musculoskeletal medicine. – Serving All Locations

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If I have back pain, do I need surgery?

Most people with back pain will not require surgery. A qualified physician can hear your complaint, examine your problem area and review non-surgical treatment options.

Is back pain a serious condition?

The American Academy of Orthopaedics states that most causes of back pain are mechanical or non-organic. This means that they are not caused by serious conditions like infections, cancer or fractures. However, you should always consult with a physician to have your individual pain diagnosed thoroughly so that you can find the best treatment option.