Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Back Stiffness and Chronic Back Pain 10 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 10 conditions that can cause Back Stiffness and Chronic Back Pain.

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Back Stiffness and Chronic Back Pain.
  1. Back Injury
  2. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
  3. Osteoarthritis
There are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause Back Stiffness and Chronic Back Pain.
  1. Herniated Disk
  2. Sciatica
  3. Spinal Subluxation
There are 2 uncommon conditions that can cause Back Stiffness and Chronic Back Pain.
  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. Vertebral Compression Fracture
There are 2 rare conditions that can cause Back Stiffness and Chronic Back Pain.
  1. Prostate Cancer
  2. 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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