Low back pain

Back pain is the most common problem of the lumbar , spine region.

Generally, it is not serious and is most often caused by the shortening of the small, deep vertebral muscles that attach to the transverse processes. If, during a poorly executed rotation or extension of the spine, one of these muscles is overstretched or is torn, It will automatically shorten along with its neighboring muscles and the superficial erector spinae. The back muscles cramp in pain; however, this cramping limits movement that otherwise might tear or increase the tearing of the small deep muscle. This general shortening of a portion of the back muscles often disappears when the small deep muscle heals. But sometimes the back pain becomes entrenched, and even after the muscles heal, the local shortening can last several weeks and In some people for years.

Comment: Although not serious in and of itself, lumbago, which is a painful contracture of the back muscles, can be part of more serious vertebral injuries such as herniated discs, tears in the paravertebral muscles and ligaments, and fractures.

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