What are the Causes of Back Pain?

Updated at: Mar 30, 2012
What are the Causes of Back Pain?

Bank pain is a common cause of stress and inactivity among adults. Major causes of back pain include tense muscles and spasms.

Editorial Team
PainWritten by: Editorial TeamPublished at: Mar 30, 2012

There are many causes of back pain. Mechanical problems with the back itself can cause pain. Examples are:

  • Disk breakdown.
  • Spasms.
  • Tense muscles.
  • Ruptured disks.

Injuries from sprains, fractures, accidents, and falls can result in back pain.
Back pain can also occur with some conditions and diseases, such as:

Other possible causes of back pain are infections, tumors or stress.


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