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10 Causes of Low Back Pain

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Osteopath showing a patient an anatomical model of a spine.
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Construction worker with a back injury.
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Muscle and ligament injuries


Sciatic nerve.
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Sciatica


Herniated disc on an anatomical model of a spine.
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Herniated disc


Scared woman.
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Fear


Degenerative disc.
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Disc degeneration


Man with osteoarthritis-related back pain.
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Osteoarthritis


Senior woman experiencing back pain as she gets out of bed.
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Spinal stenosis


Patient pointing out where she feels pain on an anatomical model of a spine.
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Spondylolysis


Signs of osteoporosis on bones.
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Osteoporosis


Doctor explaining potential causes of back pain.
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Other factors


Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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