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Back pain is pain felt in the back. Episodes of back pain may be acute, sub-acute, or chronic depending on the duration. The pain may be characterized as a dull ache, shooting or piercing pain, or a burning sensation. The pain may radiate into the arms and hands as well as the legs or feet, and may include paresthesia (tingling with no apparent cause), weakness or numbness in the legs and arms.

The anatomicclassification of back pain follows the segments of the spine: neck pain (cervical), middle back pain (thoracic), lower back pain (lumbar) or coccydynia (tailbone or sacral pain) with the lumbar vertebrae area most common for pain.

The pain may originate from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the vertebral column (spine). Internal structures such as the gallbladder and pancreas may also cause referred pain in the back.

Doctors in this Department

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Dr. Jin-Yul Lee

MD, PhD
Neurosurgeon

American Hospital Dubai

Dr. Waseem Raja

MBBS (Pak), MRCP (Ireland), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin)
Rheumatologist

American Hospital Dubai

Dr. Tiernan Byrnes

MBChB, FRCSI(SN), MD.
Spinal Neurosurgeon

American Hospital Dubai

CLINIC TIMING

Sat,Sun,Wed | From 13:00 to 17:00
Tue | From 8:30 am to 12:30