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Lower Back Pain (8,988 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Sitting for long hours
71% (502)
Poor posture
62% (476)
Heavy lifting
50% (489)
Stress
49% (435)
Poor muscle tone
45% (374)
Degenerative discs
40% (478)
Sciatica
39% (467)
Muscle spasms
38% (470)
Sedentary lifestyle
41% (368)
Herniated disc
34% (487)
Accident/Injury
38% (349)
Chronic inflammation
32% (428)
Arthritis
31% (326)
Wrong mattress
26% (393)
Anxiety
25% (428)
Sleeping wrong
29% (306)
Sports
25% (398)
Bending over for extended periods
31% (219)
Knee problems
22% (430)
Scoliosis
21% (444)
Obesity
24% (321)
Depression
19% (422)
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
18% (453)
Hereditary
24% (190)
Spinal injury
15% (362)
Biking
12% (454)
Scar tissue
11% (441)
Standing up/walking for long time
43% (51)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
11% (333)
Weight of chest
9% (411)
Caffeine
9% (355)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
8% (413)
Dietary deficiencies
7% (407)
Menopause or peri-menopause
7% (357)
Osteoporosis
8% (316)
Sexual activity
7% (360)
Dehydration
9% (207)
Smoking
7% (320)
Crouching/kneeling
36% (28)
Fibromyalgia
9% (155)
Different leg lengths
18% (62)
Menstruation
11% (112)
Walking/running
32% (28)
Spondylolisthesis
13% (77)
Alcohol
4% (357)
Being very tall
12% (49)
Injury accident(s)
25% (20)
Arthrosis
9% (53)
Rapid long walks
11% (37)
lumber facet arthropathy
9% (43)
Multiple Sclerosis
2% (315)
Ehler Danlos Syndrome
2% (382)
Right knee pain
8% (39)
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
1% (345)
pars interarticularis defect
3% (96)
Kyphosis
2% (236)
Symptomatic perineural cysts
2% (93)
stepping wrong
10% (10)
Flat feet
3% (38)
Facetary Lumbalgia
2% (52)
Myastheni Gravis
1% (396)
auto body work
1% (79)

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