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Low Back Pain

Everyone has experienced low back pain at one time or another. Most people can recover from low back pain with home treatment, such as changes in activity, weight loss, quitting smoking, and other steps. Sometimes medicine or surgery is ...

Lumbar Spine

The lumbar spine is the lower back. It is made up of five or six vertebrae, depending on the individual. (The extra bone does not make a difference to one's health.) The vertebrae in the lumbar spine area are the largest of the entire ...

Lumbar Strain

A lumbar strain is an injury to the lower back. This results in damaged tendons and muscles that spasm and feel sore.

Lumbar Disk Disease (Herniated Disk)

Lumbar disk disease occurs when the spongy disks between the vertebrae bulge out or rupture.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal in your lower back that may cause pain or numbness in your legs.

Lumbar Degenerative Disk Disease

Most vertebrae are separated by flexible disks of cartilage that act like shock absorbers and allow your spine to move. With age, your disks can lose their height and ability to cushion. This process is called disk degeneration. This ...

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