A 46-year-old member asked:
having lower lumbar pain, what caused this?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
What is the cause?: Most people experience some low back pain in their lives. A simple strain should respond to moist heat, stretching, core strengthening (when possible) and low impact aerobic activity (swimming, elliptical, biking). Some require more extensive rehabilitation via physical therapy and chiropractic. Not responding? See your doctor for non musculoskeletal causes.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What is something that would cause lower lumbar pain?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 31 years experience
Many things: Low back pain is a very common condition. Causes can range from muscle problems (strain, spasms), bone or joint problems (fracture, dislocation, arthritis, infection), or disc problems (herniation, collapse). A good history and exam by your physician can provide you with answers about the specific cause of your lower lumbar pain.
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Last updated Jan 21, 2014
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