Should you see a spine surgeon or physiatrist for back pain?

Does your back hurt?

Learn about the types of doctors who can help (and when to go see one).

You don’t need to live with back pain. With so many treatment options for back pain, it’s hard to determine the best course of action. The first and most important step to treating your back pain is to understand the reason you’re experiencing pain and then getting a correct diagnosis from an expert.

A majority of patients seeking back pain relief use nonsurgical means to get successful results. It all comes down to your specific condition and treatment plan. Learn which kind of physician can help you find a solution that works best for you.

This offer is part of The Ultimate Guide to Back Pain Relief.

View the flowchart to learn if you should visit a spine surgeon or physiatrist.