Low back pain is very common. Fortunately, it is rarely life threatening. Most backaches are due to weakened and inflexible muscles and ligaments in the back, hips, thighs and abdomen.
Our lower back supports most of our body weight, which therefore makes it more susceptible to injuries and other problems.
Low back pain can be prevented through lifestyle modifications:
Common causes of low back pain
Investigations for low back pain
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