Simple causes of back pain – Lumbar spine spondylogenic / Metabolic / Mechanical/ Muscular / Postural / visceral / Reffered.
Often related to life style, posture, lack of exercise, Vit. Deficiency, increasing weight and stress.
Do not have associated nerve compression
RED FLAG signs absent usually
Investigations often not needed unless pain persists >3 weeks
Pain is typically localised, fatigue related, better with rest, and exercises help a lot, need life style modification. Pain management with simple measures – exercise, medicines and heat therapy, supervised physiotherapy help.