Back pain is becoming more and more common and is the leading occupational hazard people worry about. Back pain has been known to be directly related to nerve damage. When the large nerve roots in the back are irritated they send signals to the brain which enable the back to feel the pain.
Nerve damage in the back can be treated be applying cold pack to the back as well as applying heat heal muscle tissues. Anti-inflammatory drugs can also help reduce inflammation to the back and damaged nerves. Controlled exercises and physical therapy are also beneficial forms of treatment to address back pain. Depending on the severity of the pain, resting can be a key to rebuilding damages nerves.
Read this great study about back pain “Cost-effectiveness analysis of spinal cord stimulation in treatment of failed back surgery syndrome”
It states: On average, given current screening and efficacy rates, SCS therapy pays for itself within 5.5 years. For those patients for whom SCS therapy is clinically efficacious, the therapy pays for itself within 2.1 years.