Causes Of Back Pain

March 7, 2009 by Admin  
Filed under Causes & Symptoms of Back Pain

If you are suffering from back pain or a person you know is suffering from this medical condition, then you need to start looking for treatment to stop the pains. Nevertheless, There is a cause for back pain and this article will give you an insight into some peculiar causes of back pain these are: 

· Lumbar muscle strain – There are times when the muscles of the back get strained and those will lead to back pains especially at the lower back. This cause of back pain can be treated within a few weeks.

· Ruptured disc – If an inter vertebral disc is ruptured then back pain occurs. This condition is often referred to as back pain caused by herniated disc. The treatment and cure depends on the extent of rupture on the individual.

·  Discogenic back pain – If there is a damage done to the intervertebral disc, then back pain will occur. Thus, it is caused by discogenic back pain. Doctors often use discogram to diagnose this condition.

·  Spinal stenosis – This is the back pain that is caused by aging. The real cause is that there is a constriction in the spinal canal. The aged usually complain of back pain of this nature. 

Other causes of back pain as have been diagnosed in many people are: lumbar spinal arthritis, spondylolisthesis and osteoporosis. Your doctor will give you more information on other likely causes of back pain. Nevertheless, you should know that for different individuals different causes of back pain might apply to them.