Back Pain

About- Back pain is pain felt in the back of the body. It is divided into neck pain (cervical), middle back pain (thoracic), lower back pain (lumbar) or coccydynia (tailbone or sacral pain) based on the segment affected.

Symptoms-
 Muscle pain
 Shooting or stabbing pain which can vary from mild to severe
 Pain can be short-lived or long-lasting
 Pain radiates down to the leg
 Limited flexibility or range of motion of the back
 Pain that worsens with bending, lifting, standing or walking
 Pain may improve with reclining  

Causes-

 Muscle or ligament strain
 Herniated disks
 Arthritis
 Osteoporosis
 Muscle spasm or muscle tension
 Injuries, fractures, or falls
 Lifting something too heavy and improperly
 Sciatica
 Scoliosis
 Kidney failure
 kidney infections
 Cauda equina syndrome
 Spinal Cord Tumor
 Spinal Infection
 Urinary tract infection
 Pelvic inflammatory disease
 Shingles
 Insomnia
 Poor posture  

Specialists to visit

 Orthopaedic Surgeon
 Neuro Surgeon
 Spine Surgeon
 Pain Management Specialist
 Physiotherapist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://orthoinfo.aaos.org
https://www.ninds.nih.gov
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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