1.What is lumbago?
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2.What causes lumbago?
In the majority of cases, it is impossible to identify the exact cause of backache. In about 25 per cent of cases, however, it is possible to identify the cause. Often, it is thought that the most common cause of low back pain is muscle strain or another soft tissue problem. Other common causes of lumbago include spinal disc herniation, a degenerated disc, or other disc problems. Weak anterolateral abdominal muscles and weak back muscles increase the stress on the spinal column and contribute to low back pain.what's more,there are many things that cause low back pain or lumbago.
Listed below are some of the more common conditions, or diagnostic terms:
Herniated Disc (sometimes called a slipped disc)
Osteoarthritis or Spondylosis (spinal arthritis)
Osteoporosis (brittle bone disease, spinal fracture)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (progressive, sometimes destructive arthritis)
Scoliosis (abnormal curvature of the spine to the left or right)
Spinal Stenosis (compression of the spinal nerves)
Spinal Tumor (benign or malignant/cancer)