Chronic Low Back Pain Overview
Another name for Chronic Low Back Pain is Chronic Back Pain.
What is chronic back pain?
A person with chronic back pain suffers from similar episodes of back pain that occur over weeks to months. Many conditions can cause chronic back pain, such as chronic lumbar strain, disk disease, sciatica, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.
What are the symptoms of chronic back pain?
Symptoms of chronic back pain depend on the underlying cause. Common associated symptoms include low back pain that worsens with movement, back stiffness, and numbness and tingling in the legs. Pain or numbness that travels down the leg indicates nerve compression.
How does the doctor treat chronic back pain?
Treatment for chronic back pain depends on the underlying cause. Options include medications, surgery, and physical therapy.
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