Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Lower Back Stiffness 17 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 17 conditions that can cause Lower Back Stiffness.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Lower Back Stiffness.
  1. Acute Back Strain or Sprain
  2. Back Injury
  3. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
  4. Osteoarthritis
There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Lower Back Stiffness.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Herniated Disk
  3. Sciatica
  4. Spinal Subluxation
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Lower Back Stiffness.
  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  3. SI Joint Injury
  4. Vertebral Compression Fracture
There are 5 rare conditions that can cause Lower Back Stiffness.
  1. Discitis
  2. Polio
  3. Prostate Cancer
  4. Rickets
  5. Spinal Stenosis

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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