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

 Orthopedic 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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