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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain - Symptoms

Low Back Pain - Causes and Risk Factors

Common causes of low back pain

  • Mechanical injury which may result from poor postures, obesity, lack of exercise, smoking and incorrect body mechanics
  • Herniated disc (slipped disc) may cause irritation to the nerves and cause sciatica, a condition where pain travels down the buttocks or legs
  • Degenerative disease affecting the spine
  • Rare conditions may include spinal tumour, infection and fracture

Low Back Pain - Preparing for surgery

Low Back Pain - Post-surgery care

Low Back Pain - Other Information

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