Can weak stomach muscles cause lower back pain?

Yes for sure. The muscles of the abdomen support the back when are tight , and that help to make the back stronger so that support lost it dose effect the back.

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Is my condition a neurological problem or muscle problem? I have been having lower back pain for several months. I have been told that I have a weak back and tense muscles. I have taken aquatherapy. Help very little, may need to keep doing that. I have st

Any . Any time a person experiences pins and needles with or without numbness, it is considered a neurologic problem. More information would need to be known such as what health care professional gave you that diagnosis of a "weak back and tense muscles"? How did that person or persons arrive at that diagnosis- (mri, emg, lab evaluation...)? A neurologic evalation would certainly be reasonable to help answer these questions. Good luck. Read more...
Back pain treatment. Most back pain is musculoskeletal (coming from the muscles). This is best treated with stretching, strengthening and careful attention to ergonomics (avoiding injury due to awkward positions and repetitive stress). Non-steroidal anti inflammatories (nsaids) can be beneficial as well. Ask your doctor about exercises for back stretching and strengthening and other treatments. Read more...
Persistent LBP. Since your pain is persistent, you should have an exam and possible diagnostic studies done with a physician who specializes in musculoskeletal and neurological pain such as a physiatrist. You may be suffering from something mechanical, neurological or it may be referred or a symptom of something else going in the body. Seek help and good luck. Read more...
See PCP. Chronic lower back pain without associated leg pain, numbness or tingling most likely does not have a neurological basis. This is usually associated with spondylitis, degenerative disc disease or spinal instability. There may problems in other organ areas such as liver, kidney pancreas, stomach, etc. See your pcp for a thorough evaluation & referral to the appropriate specialist if necessary. Read more...

Is stooped posture can cause low back pain and stomach pain? So I developed in legs prominent veins? I'm underweight & I have weak back extensors.

Unclear . it is possible that because you are under-weight, you do boy have sufficient core muscles (abdominals and para-spinals) to keep your posture correct. This in turn may lead to further back problems and stomach problems. I would recommend exercises to strengthen your core. However, you may want to seek the help of good physical therapist to guide you before doing it on your own. . Read more...

What can cause lower back pain and heaviness in the lower abdominal area?

See below. You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. Read more...