Modic Type 1 Changes Quiz

1. Do you have lower back pain at night?


2. Do you wake up at night with back pain when turning in bed?


3. Is the back pain worse in morning, better at noon and worse in the afternoon and evening?


4. Is the pain located deep in your back?


5. Does the pain sometimes go down into one or both of your legs?


6. Does the pain worsen doing physical activity or exercises?


7. Have you had an X-ray showing some disc degeneration?


8. Does the pain stay constant for most of the day? Even if the pain lessens some, is it difficult to ignore the pain?


9. Have different treatments which usually help back pain not work for you?


Author Bio

Stephen Ornstein, D.C. has treated thousands of neck, shoulder and back conditions since graduating Sherman Chiropractic College in 1987 and during his involvement in Martial Arts. He holds certifications as a Peer Review Consultant from New York Chiropractic College, Physiological Therapeutics from National Chiropractic College, Modic Antibiotic Spinal Therapy from Dr. Hanne Albert, PT., MPH., Ph.D., Myofascial Release Techniques from Logan Chiropractic College, and learned Active Release Technique from the founder, P. Michael Leahy, DC, ART, CCSP.