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    What are the Causes of Back Pain?

    Pain By Editorial Team , National Institute of Health / 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.

    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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