Lower back pain

Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica is the term used to describe back pain which radiates down the leg and is a symptom itself rather than a specific diagnosis. Sciatic nerve pain can be caused by a number of factors although a prolapsed or slipped disc is one of the most common along with piriformis syndrome. On this page: Symptoms …

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Spondylosis

Spondylosis is a term used to describe bony overgrowths of the vertebrae which form the spinal column. It has previously been known as spinal osteoarthritis although this is not technically accurate. Symptoms of Spondylosis In most cases, there are no symptoms of spondylosis at all. Some patients may experience stiffness and pain first thing in …

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an S-shaped or C shaped curve in the spine. You can be born with it, or it can develop over time. It can also range from very mild which is hardly noticeable to severe cases causing deformity. Symptoms of Scoliosis Symptoms may include back pain but not always. The pain associated with this …

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Slipped disc

A herniated disc is sometimes also known as a slipped disc or prolapsed disc. It can occur anywhere in the spine although is most common in the lower back. A slipped disc can manifest itself with a number of symptoms including back pain, leg pain, neural symptoms as well as bowel and bladder problems. Treatment …

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Sacroiliac joint pain

Sacroiliac Joint pain

Inflammation of the Sacroiliac joint causes pain in the lower back and buttocks, usually on one side only. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Symptoms of Sacroiliac joint pain Symptoms of Sacroiliac Joint Pain consist of pain at the bottom of the spine which is located usually on one side, …

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