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Lower Back Pain (11,639 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Sitting for long hours
70% (603)
Poor posture
61% (577)
Heavy lifting
51% (589)
Stress
48% (523)
Degenerative discs
41% (577)
Poor muscle tone
45% (461)
Muscle spasms
39% (558)
Sciatica
38% (560)
Sedentary lifestyle
41% (455)
Herniated disc
35% (581)
Accident/Injury
38% (431)
Chronic inflammation
33% (519)
Arthritis
31% (412)
Sleeping wrong
29% (388)
Wrong mattress
26% (477)
Sports
25% (482)
Knee problems
24% (514)
Anxiety
24% (509)
Bending over for extended periods
30% (301)
Obesity
25% (405)
Scoliosis
20% (527)
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
19% (542)
Depression
19% (506)
Standing up/walking for long time
36% (133)
Hereditary
22% (269)
Spinal injury
15% (441)
Injury accident(s)
34% (102)
Biking
11% (541)
Scar tissue
10% (524)
Walking/running
25% (110)
Crouching/kneeling
25% (110)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
11% (412)
out of alignment
31% (74)
Dietary deficiencies
8% (487)
Weight of chest
8% (491)
Different leg lengths
16% (142)
Caffeine
8% (434)
Dehydration
10% (287)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
8% (493)
Osteoporosis
8% (394)
Sexual activity
8% (440)
Fibromyalgia
10% (236)
Menopause or peri-menopause
7% (434)
Menstruation
11% (194)
Smoking
6% (400)
Flat feet
12% (121)
Right knee pain
12% (118)
Rapid long walks
12% (119)
stepping wrong
14% (90)
Spondylolisthesis
9% (159)
Alcohol
4% (436)
Being very tall
8% (128)
Disc Compression Injury
21% (28)
Overuse
15% (41)
Multiple Sclerosis
3% (393)
Arthrosis
5% (133)
lumber facet arthropathy
5% (122)
Ehler Danlos Syndrome
2% (461)
Kyphosis
2% (315)
Pregnancy
19% (16)
auto body work
3% (159)
In explosion in war
6% (52)
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
1% (429)
pars interarticularis defect
2% (175)
Facetary Lumbalgia
2% (132)
Symptomatic perineural cysts
1% (172)
Myastheni Gravis
1% (476)

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