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Low back stiffness or tightness

Low back stiffness or tightness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of low back stiffness or tightness are lumbago, chronic back pain, and sprain or strain. Other possible causes, such as scoliosis, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with low back stiffness or tightness often receive physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging, electroencephalogram (eeg), other therapeutic procedures, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen, removal of ectopic pregnancy and tracheostomy; temporary and permanent .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with low back stiffness or tightness include phentermine, carisoprodol (soma), methocarbamol, celecoxib (celebrex), mepivacaine (carbocaine), ethanol (on guard), sodium hyaluronate, povidone iodine topical (betadine), meclizine, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar) and malathion topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for low back stiffness or tightness include age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years and age 1-4 years almost never get low back stiffness or tightness.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.6x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
1.3x

Sex

Male
1.3x
Female
0.8x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.4x
Hispanic
0.3x
White
1.4x
Other
0.8x
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