OrthoVirginia Blog

How to Diagnose and Treat Back Pain

Almost everyone will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can vary from mild to severe. It can be short-lived or long-lasting. Understanding your spine and how it works can help you understand why you have low back pain. View an animation on conditions of the spine and where low back pain comes from.


Steven S. Hughes, MD, specializes in spine surgery and practices in our Alexandria and Tysons offices.