Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Back Spasms and Lower Back is Stiff and Sore 15 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 15 conditions that can cause Back Spasms and Lower Back is Stiff and Sore.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Back Spasms and Lower Back is Stiff and Sore.
  1. Acute Back Strain or Sprain
  2. Back Injury
  3. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
  4. Osteoarthritis
There are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause Back Spasms and Lower Back is Stiff and Sore.
  1. Herniated Disk
  2. Sciatica
  3. Spinal Subluxation
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Back Spasms and Lower Back is Stiff and Sore.
  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. SI Joint Injury
  3. Vertebral Compression Fracture
There are 5 rare conditions that can cause Back Spasms and Lower Back is Stiff and Sore.
  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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