A back spasm is a natural reaction to limit motion when the body believes there is improper movement or injury in the back.
Lower Back Pain Videos
A muscle strain or a muscle sprain in the back is the most common cause of back pain. In most people, this pain will last a short time, a few days to a couple of weeks.
Cauda equina syndrome can be a serious medical condition caused by compression of cauda equina nerve roots that can result in neurological problems and severe low back pain.
Muscle spasms in the back can be caused by a muscle strain, a sprained muscle, or an underlying condition.
Chronic pain in the lower back may be caused by the discs or the joints of the spine.
Learn about coccydynia (tailbone pain) and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options, both conservative and surgical.
Learn how to relieve a back muscle spasm.
Lower back strain is caused by damage to the muscles and ligaments of the back. Learn about muscle anatomy and the symptoms of lower back strain.
Learn about treatments for low back pain, including proper methods for controlling inflammation, strength training, medications and more.
Learn about how lower back pain is diagnosed and treated in this informative video.