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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain - What it is

Low back pain is a common condition and affects up to 80% of the Singaporean adult population.

It may result due to weakened or overstretched muscles, joints and ligaments.

Other causes include:

  • Slipped disc possibly from a sports injury (Figure 1)
  • Degenerative diseases affecting the spine
  • Fracture (Figure 2)
  • Infection (Figure 3)
  • Tumour in the spine (Figure 4)

Figure 1 Slipped disc (Left) Figure 2 Spine fracture (Right)

Figure 3 Spine infection (Left) Figure 4 Tumour in the spine (Right)

Low Back Pain - Preparing for surgery

Low Back Pain - Post-surgery care

The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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