Low Back Pain

Low back pain

Most Common pain affecting your lower 1/3 of your back

Usually self-diagnosable

Lab tests or imaging rarely required ( May require in case of severe back pain )

Physical examination by Physiotherapist is required

Low back pain is usually caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain).

 

Common causes include , poor posture, a ruptured disc or arthritis, lack of regular exercise, a fracture, improper lifting.

Often, the only symptom is pain in the lower back, and in some cases it may radiate to your leg till your foot from back.

Most low back pain get relief on its own in 2 to 4 weeks. Physiotherapy and pain relievers can help. 95% cases do not  require surgery.

Physiotherapy will help to get rid of back pain without medication in few days or weeks depending upon the severity.