Your back is an intricate structure of bones, muscles, and other tissues extending from your neck to your pelvis. Back injuries can result from sports injuries, work around the house or in the garden, or a sudden jolt such as a car accident. The lower back is the most common site of back injuries and back pain. Common back pains/injuries include:
- Chronic back strain or sprain
- Spinal disc disorders
- Spinal cord injury
- Sprains and strains
- Fractured vertebrae
- Herniated disks
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