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There are many potential Lower Back Pain Causes and just as many sources that are unfairly blamed for being the problem. Diagnostic practices involved are technologically amazing, but the human logic used to evaluate is often flawed. The simple truth is that many of the most commonly believed causes of Back Problems are innocent of any blame, while some of the most common actual origins of pain are rarely correctly identified and therefore not successfully treated.

We are going to investigate how symptoms can be generated through spinal structural problems, through muscular issues to systemic and disease processes and through the interactions between mind and body.

Causes of Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain can be a complicated condition that can be difficult to treat at times. When pain is mistakenly diagnosed, treatments stand virtually no chance of curing it, it is truly that simple. Back Pain Causes include direct mechanisms of action that elicit pain, such as mechanical breakdown and neurological compression, as well as indirect causes of pain, such as bone porosity and disc desiccation. It is important to know that many of the causes are actually normal contributors to the degenerative processes, instead of inherently pathological problems. Just because a condition is not a well-known source of Low Back Pain, it does not undermine its ability to actually create suffering.

Below is a few coverages of the most logical causes of Lower Back Pain.

Lumbar Spinal Degeneration: Often the most often cited reasons for lumbar dorsalgia to exist. While in theory is correct in some select patients, most spinal deterioration is innocent of creating any pain and is not pathological in any way.

Piriformis Syndrome: Is a condition wherein the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve, causing pseudo-sciatica pain in the buttocks, legs and/or feet.

Cocydynia: A general term for tailbone pain, which can be created from several different causative mechanisms.

Lumbar Lordosis: Describes the degree of front-to-back curvature in the Lower Back. Lordosis is normal and helps to balance the spine, reduce stress and provide excellent posture. However, the decree of expressed lordosis can change and these changes might become pathological and painful.

Lumbar Foraminal Stenosis: Is defined as a reduction in patency of the neural foraminal openings through which the nerve roots and exit the spinal column (this is more commonly known as a pinched nerve).

Sacroiliac Pain: Symptom at the joint between the pelvic ilium and the sacral bone.

Lumbar Scoliosis: Might create Lower Back Pain and sciatica through mechanical, neurological and muscular mechanisms.

Cauda Equina Syndrome: Is a desperate state of neurological compression in the Lower Back. This is a medical emergency and usually involves dramatic expressions such as incontinence, the inability to stand and numbness in much of the lower body.

Lumbar Spondylolisthesis: Most common area of the spine to experience vertebral misalignment and migration.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Can be permanent or transient in nature. The area between L4 and S1 is the most often affected region to suffer decreased central canal patency.

Lumbar Arachnoiditis Describes inflammation or infection of a particular spinal membrane that can lead to serious health consequences. Infection in the Lower Back might be caused by disease, injection or surgery. Infection can be long-lasting and difficult to diagnose the source of pain in some patients.

Lumbar Spinal Syrinx Formation is not as common as syringomyelia in the neck or upper back, but can still spell dire consequences for any patient. Having a cyst or tumour in the lumbar spine can definitely create pain, even when the mass is benign. Lumbar spine cancer increases the risk of pain since the disease is always malignant and can create widespread health problems.

Lumbar Spine Instability is a terrible consequence of dramatic injury or extreme spinal degeneration. Lumbar Myelitis describes inflammation of the spinal nerves and the bottom of the spinal cord. Sacralization is when the lowermost vertebral bone is naturally fused to the sacrum.

Posterior Ramus Syndrome is a rare upper lumbar neurological pain problem at the thoracolumbar frontier. Lumbar Spina Bifida describes 3 different severities of structural abnormality that involves holes in the posterior vertebral bones in the Lower Back. Fibromyalgia Lower Back pain is one of the most common locations for FMS symptoms to appear.

Osteoporosis in the Lower Back can create structural and functional difficulties that might lead to painful injury. Lumbar Ligament Hypertrophy can affect any of the ligaments in the Lower Back but is most commonly associated with the ligamentum flavum. Lumbar Ligament Ossification can also affect multiple ligaments but is most often observed in the posterior longitudinal ligament.

Lower Back Pain from short leg syndrome can occur in some patients due to structural or functional mechanisms of action. Lower Back pain from pelvic misalignment is logical since pelvic positioning is inherent to good posture, as well as proper muscular and neurological functionality. Lower Back Pain from flat feet is a controversial theory of symptomology that has received more attention recently due to new evidence on the subject.

Lower Back Pain from standing can greatly limit life enjoyment and productivity.

If you are suffering from Lower Back PainCenturion Chiropractor can assist you in starting with the diagnosis of your pain and recommend treatments accordingly.