Low back pain is a common condition and affects up to 80% of the Singaporean adult population.
It may result due to weakened or overstretched muscles, joints and ligaments.
Other causes include:
Figure 1 Slipped disc (Left) Figure 2 Spine fracture (Right)
Figure 3 Spine infection (Left) Figure 4 Tumour in the spine (Right)
In severe cases, you may have the following symptoms. Seek medical help early.
Low back pain can be prevented and managed through lifestyle modications:
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