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Don't suffer with lower back pain. WebMD shows you ways to get back pain relief, including back pain medication, lifestyle changes, and back pain surgery.

Back pain is common -- and so are back pain myths. See if you can tell the myths from the facts.

Low back pain is a universal human experience -- almost everyone has it at some point.

When something injures or puts pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause pain in the lower back that spreads to the hip, buttocks, and leg.

Take this WebMD quiz to test your knowledge of what causes low back pain, muscle spasms, slipped disks, and treatment options.

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