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Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain can be caused by pressure on the sciatica nerve or by other issues like muscle strains. It’s very common but usually goes away within 4 weeks. Learn more about the causes and treatments.

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Pain Down Your Leg? It's Likely Coming From Your Back
Back pain that shoots down through the butt and to your leg is also called sciatica. It can be caused by damage to the disks, a narrowing of the spine, or other issues. Learn how to identify the causes and how to treat it.

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Sciatica Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Sciatica describes any shooting pain that begins at the spine and travels down the leg. The most common cause is a herniated or "slipped" disc in the lower spine.

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24 Reasons for Radiating Lower Back or Hip Pain on One Side
A comprehensive guide on pain that radiates in the lower back and hip that can help you diagnose the cause of your pain and know—right now—if you need to get help!

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Lower Right Back Pain: Possible Causes, Home Remedies, & When to See a Doctor
Read about the top ten causes of lower right sided back pain, including kidney stones, herniated disks, UTIs, pelvic inflammatory disease and arthritis.

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Spondylolysis: What Causes Spondylolysis & How to Get Pain Relief
Spondylolysis involves defect or damage at the rear of each vertebra caused by bone defects, spinal wear and tear, hereditary traits, or overuse of the lower back.

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Causes of Dull Lower Back Pain & How to Find Relief
Common causes of dull pain in the lower back include trauma from an injury, muscle strains, or poor posture. A herniated disk, or arthritis in the lower back can also cause aching pains. Read below for more information on causes and relief options.

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