What Are The Causes of Sciatic Back Pain?

What are the causes of sciatic back pain?

Back pain is extermely common, and low back pain is the most typical symptom of sciatica as it radiates to the hip, buttock, and down a lower extremity.

But there are many causes of lower back pain that are not sciatica, but back strain of muscles and ligaments.

Possible causes of back pain include:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated disk
  • Kidney infection (pyelonephritis)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis (disease causing the breakdown of joints)
  • Osteomyelitis (a bone infection)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s disease of bone
  • Poor posture
  • Pregnancy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory joint disease)
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sprains and strains

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