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323 Possible Causes for Acute Low Back Pain

  • Osteoporosis

    Therefore, compression fracture should be suspected in any patient older than 50 years with acute onset of sudden low back pain.[web.archive.org] Assessment and management of acute low back pain. Am Fam Physician . 1999;60:2299–308. 20. Schultz RJ. The language of fractures.[web.archive.org] Diagnosis About one third of vertebral fractures are actually diagnosed, 17 , 18 because many patients and families regard back pain symptoms as “arthritis” or a normal part[web.archive.org]

  • Meningitis

    Abstract Retropharyngeal abscess is a potentially serious deep neck space infection occurring more frequently in children than in adults. The clinical picture of RPA is highly variable with paucity of physical findings. Prompt diagnosis of RPA especially in infants is mandatory to prevent potential fatal complications[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The symptoms of dysuria, urgency, hesitancy, polyuria, and incomplete voids may be accompanied by urinary incontinence, gross hematuria, and suprapubic or low back pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Abnormal physical examination findings are generally lacking in women with acute cystitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Other symptoms include low fever and chest tightness or pain. In severe cases, acute bronchitis may cause shortness of breath.[health.com] Back to top Chronic bronchitis symptoms Symptoms of chronic bronchitis include persistent coughing with thick mucus, wheezing, chest discomfort or tightness, and shortness[health.com]

  • Otitis Media

    low back pain.[doi.org] low back pain: a randomised controlled trial.[doi.org] Conclusions Spinal manipulation/mobilization is effective in adults for: acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain; migraine and cervicogenic headache; cervicogenic dizziness[doi.org]

  • Appendicitis

    […] in the upper and/or lower quadrants, suprapubic pain, generalised abdominal pain, low back pain or rectal pain.[patient.info] This makes it important to consider the appendix as a differential diagnosis of all acute abdominal pain, and to identify the caecum by imaging in patients with suspicion[patient.info] […] found in 10-20% of patients at post-mortem, which may have significance for the presentation of appendicitis. [ 4 , 5 ] Pain, therefore, may be predominantly left-sided pain[patient.info]

  • Musculoskeletal Lower Back Pain

    Acute Low Back Pain: Ongoing Management and Objectives If acute low back pain has not improved in 2 weeks: re-evaluate for “red flags”, change NSAID, and refer to Physical[austinmassageclinic.com] Only the common cold prompts more people to see a practitioner than acute low back pain.[blog.thesullivangroup.com] Something to Consider When You have Back Pain Almost everyone will experience acute low back pain at least once during a lifetime.[sciencebasedmedicine.org]

  • Lumbosacral Instability

    ACA J of Chiropractic 1991; December, pgs 21-24 The authors present a case of a 24-year-old Hispanic hyperkyphotic male with a complaint of acute low back pain as the result[coxchirocare.com] , Oregon Health & Science University researchers also noted muscle relaxants are effective for short-term pain relief in acute low back pain but caused sedation. 5 There is[caringmedical.com] Research has shown that both chronic and acute low back pain patients have benefited from some kind of active exercise (1).[elitesportstherapy.com]

  • Lumbar Spine Disorder

    Conclusions Low back (lumbosacral) pain is a very common problem; most patients with low back pain will fully recover within three months after an acute onset.[minneapolisclinic.com] Definition Low back pain can best be described in terms of specific accompanying features. Low back pain is acute if it has a duration of about 1 month or less.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Spinal injections (i.e. epidural) may help relieve low back and leg pain.[coloradospineinstitute.com]

  • Quadratus Lumborum Syndrome

    low back pain: a randomised trial.[vdocuments.mx] Note: If you have acute low back pain, pain going down your leg, or any neurological symptoms please see your local health professional first. Please follow and like us:[physioprescription.com] In acute cases of low back pain, the therapist should include the gluteus medius trigger points in their treatment routine.[triggerpointtherapist.com]

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