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Chronic low back pain

Chronic low back pain is low back pain that exists for longer than three months. Chronic low back pain may be caused by a variety of different injuries, diseases and processes. Chronic low back pain is very common and is a significant burden to the individual, community and workplace (absenteeism). Just like acute low back pain, muscles, joints, tendons, intervertebral discs and nerves can cause chronic low back pain.

Symptoms

The symptoms are variable for chronic low back pain. The nature of symptoms will depend on the cause of chronic low back pain. Constant pain, shooting pain, numbness, tingling and weakness in the legs are all possible. Pain may show variability and be better some days and worse others.

Treatments

The treatment for chronic low back pain depends on its cause. Chiropractic and physiotherapy treatments should be engaged early to improve outcomes. At times a pain management specialist team will need to be consulted along with other health and medical providers. For more information specific to your case please book an appointment at our Balmain clinic.

Causes of low back pain

The following conditions are common causes of low back pain.

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