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Most Common Causes of Back Pain

Back Pain - There are many possible conditions causing back pain:

– Bulging or herniated disc
– Injury or overuse of muscles, ligaments, facet joints, and the sacroiliac joints
– Muscle spasm (very tense muscles that remain contracted)
– Degeneration of the discs
– Poor alignment or fixations of the vertebrae
– Spondylolisthesis
– Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease)
– Spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal)
– Small fractures to the spine from steoporosis
– Strain or tears to the muscles or ligaments supporting the back
– Spinal curvatures (like scoliosis or kyphosis)