What Causes Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is the second most common complaint heard by Chiropractors and Physicians in the US. Approximately 85-percent of the US population has experienced lower back pain at least once in their lifetime. Most episodes of lower back pain occur in the lumbar, or waist, region of the spine, which supports most of the weight of the upper body.

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Experiencing Back Pain?

The lower back is composed of five vertebrae, or backbones (L1-L5). Symptoms requiring urgent evaluation by Frisco Spinal Rehabilitation include loss of bowel or bladder function, leg weakness, and fever. Fortunately, most cases of lower back pain, regardless of cause, resolve in a few weeks time.

Causes of Lower Back Pain include:

  • Sprains and Strains
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ruptured Disc
  • Spinal Compression Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sciatica
  • Spondylolithesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Kidney Stones
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Shingles

If you are experiencing any of the above conditions or symptoms, contact Frisco Spinal Rehabilitation today to schedule an evaluation and treatment options.