Also known as Backache, Dorsal Pain, Dorsalgia, Dorsodynia, and Notalgia
Back pain is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of back pain are chronic back pain, sprain or strain, and lumbago. Other possible causes, such as urinary tract infection, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with back pain, 48% report having neck pain, 38% report having leg pain, and 28% report having sharp abdominal pain.
Patients with back pain often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, urinalysis, intravenous fluid replacement, x-ray computed tomography, physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging and liver function tests .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with back pain include cyclobenzaprine, methocarbamol, metaxalone (skelaxin), orphenadrine (flexon), chlorzoxazone, iopamidol (isovue), choline, cisatracurium (nimbex), oxandrolone and reteplase .
Groups of people at highest risk for back pain include . On the other hand, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years almost never get back pain.