According to WebMD, the top causes of chronic lower back pain are degenerative disk disease, herniated disks and osteoporosis. The likelihood of developing these conditions is determined partially by genetics. The lower ... More »

According to WebMD, lower back pain is usually caused by injury, osteoarthritis or pressure on a nerve root. Back pain is one of the most frequent reasons people visit a pain specialist. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Lower back pain is a possible symptom of back muscle strain, a lumbar herniated disk, degenerative disk disease and isthmic spondylolisthesis, which are diseases that commonly affect people age 30 to 60 years old, report... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Effective treatments for lower back pain include getting rest, applying ice or heat, taking over-the-counter pain relievers and getting exercise, according to WebMD. Persons with significant or prolonged back pain, numbn... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Both pelvic pain and lower back pain can be caused by several different conditions. According to WebMD, some of the most common causes of chronic pelvic pain are urinary tract infections, endometriosis, pelvic inflammato... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Individuals with lower back pain due to arthritis can treat the pain with hot and cold therapy, physical therapy, rest, braces and corsets, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, according to the Arthritis Foundation.... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some causes of hip and lower back pain are ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, osteoarthritis, tendinitis, hernia, scoliosis, kyphosis, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, piriformis syndrome and extended use of the hip o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases