There are many causes of back pain including injury or trauma.

Common Causes of Back Pain Include:

  • Muscle Strain
  • Bulging or herniated disc
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sciatica or pinched nerve
  • Sacroiliac joint
  • Facet (zygapophyseal) joint
  • Arthritis

There are also many other conditions which can contribute to back pain. These conditions are almost always treated non-surgically, resulting in a successful outcome the vast majority of the time.

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