Chronic recurrent lumbar strain

What is it?

The consequence of repeated episodes of partial tears of spinal muscles and their attachments.

What are the causes?

  • Faulty posture and weak musculature have been implicated as causes of chronic lumbosacral strain.
  • With time, the pathological changes of degenerative joint disease begins to complicate the low back dysfunction.

What are the symptoms?

  • Primary ongoing complaint is diffuse aching in the lumbosacral region.  It often covers a wide area and is described as mild or annoying. 
  • Fatigue or a tired feeling in the back.
  • Almost any activity can aggravate this pain, and that usually posture and general carriage are poor.

Lumbar Strain and Lower Back Pain