The manifestation of back pain and neuropathy is complex and varies in individual patients. This chapter serves as a guide for the clinician when evaluating patients with such symptoms. The patient's history, physical examination, and diagnostic tools discussed will help the clinician identify the cause of the pain or neurological deficit, distinguish referred from local symptoms, and differentiate a neuropathy from pain of musculosketal origin. Treatment can be initiated after a thorough clinical evaluation.
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Tired Having Back Pains All The Time, But You Choose To Ignore It? Every year millions of people see their lives and favorite activities limited by back pain. They forego activities they once loved because of it and in some cases may not even be able to perform their job as well as they once could due to back pain.