Back pain - nonspecific
Signs and tests
- Low back pain
- Pain in any part of the back
- Pain may radiate to the buttocks or upper leg(s)
A physical examination focused on the back, the abdomen, and the extremities may confirm back pain or muscle spasm, but the examination does not reveal a specific cause (such as a herniated disk) or any neurological problem (such as weakness or change in sensation).
X-rays of the spine are usually...