There are many reasons why a person would experience low back pain. It can be in any parts of interconnected, complex of bones, nerves, spinal muscles, tendons or discs of the lumbar spine. The usual sources may include:
* Irritated large nerve roots of the lower back that extend to the legs.
* Irritated small nerves that support the low back.
* Degenerating intervertebral discs
* Damaged joints, ligaments or bones
Any problem or irritation of the said structures can lead to low back pain. This can radiate or can be referred to the different body parts. Muscle spasms may also cause issues with low back pain. It may not ring a bell but could still be a reason for disability and pain.
The best way to diagnose the pain is to properly identify the symptoms and the actual cause of the pain. This way, the best way to relive it can be distinguished.