While low back pain is remarkably common, the issues are caused by a variety of conditions or injuries involving the intricate network of spinal muscles, nerves, bones, discs, or tendons in the lumbar spine. An affliction to any of the local structures of the lumbar spine can result in radiating pain that may travel to other parts of the body but the symptoms and severity of low back pain vary greatly for each individual. These are 5 common conditions that could be the source of your low back pain.
A great variety of conditions and injuries cause damage to the complex system of spinal muscles, nerves, bones, disks, or tendons in the lumbar region of the spine, causing symptoms of pain and discomfort associated with sciatica. Several common conditions such as spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, facet joint arthritis, and sciatica may cause low back pain. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.