Low back pain (LBP) is a very common situation that affects almost 80% of the male and female population at some point in their lives and the main reason for visits to the orthopedic surgeon.
This discomfort with a focus on the lower back area can vary in intensity and duration, from feeling a dull and constant pain to a sudden and sharp sensation that can render the person incapacitated.
Back pain can be caused by a variety of problems from any part of the complex interconnected network of the spine: muscles, nerves, bones, tendons, or discs of the lumbar spine. It is basically a symptom of an underlying condition or injury.
Common Causes & Types Of Low Back Pain
1. Sprains: It is explained as the most acute back pain. They are caused by excessive stretching of the ligaments and strains, tears in the tendons or muscles.
2. Disc degeneration: It is one of the most common causes and…