Lower BackThe lower back is an intricate structure of interconnected and overlapping elements:
- Tendons and muscles and other soft tissue
- Highly sensitive nerves and nerve roots that travel from the lower back down into the legs and feet
- Small and complex joints
- Spinal discs with gelatinous inner cores.
While lower back pain is extremely common, the symptoms and severity of lower back pain vary greatly. A simple lower back muscle strain might be excruciating , while a degenerating disc might cause only mild, intermittent discomfort.
Identifying the symptoms, along with an accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause of the pain, is the first step in obtaining effective pain relief. Subsequently there are a vast array of lower back symptoms and causes.
- Sharp stabbing Pain
- Dull constant ache
- Muscle Spasm
- Sciatic Pain into either one or both legs/feet
- Difficulty in moving
- Muscle strain
- Ligament injury
- Bulging or herniated Disc
- Skeletal irregularities