Lower Back Pain
Over 80% of the population will suffer from lower back pain during their lives. Most cases of lower back pain can be linked to a general cause—such as muscle strain, injury, or overuse—or can be attributed to a specific condition of the spine, most commonly:
A number of less common conditions can cause low back pain as well, such as sacroiliac joint dysfunction, spinal tumors, fibromyalgia, and piriformis syndrome.
A Guide to Lower Left Back Pain
A Guide to Lower Right Back Pain
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Causes
While there is no single cause, there are several health conditions and lifestyle habits that are known to increase the risk of developing an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Nonsurgical treatments can be used to slow the development of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, but if the aneurysm ruptures, emergency surgery is required.
Axial pain is usually non-specific – meaning that the anatomical structure responsible for the pain need not be identified because symptoms usually resolve.
Back Care for Lower Back Pain
Since most episodes of lower back pain are self-limited, it is often advisable for patients to employ back care on their own early in the course of low back pain.