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Low Back Pain - Cause

The most common causes of low back pain are:

Less common spinal conditions that can cause low back pain include:

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10 Tips for a Healthy Back

You never truly appreciate your back and all it does for you -- until it starts to hurt. Then every move brings a symphony of agony, until all you want to do is make your back pain stop. The bones, muscles, and joints that make up your back are among your body's biggest support systems. When any part of that system is weakened or injured, it becomes harder for your back to bear your weight. Up to 80% of adults have low back pain at some point in their lives. Instead of resorting to back pain treatment...

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    Last Updated: August 16, 2013
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