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20 July 2004

What are the causes of back pain?

In about 85% of acute back pain cases, the exact cause cannot be identified. Among the possible causes, are strains, sprains and injuries, often after making an abrupt movement or lifting a heavy object. A sedentary lifestyle, obesity, joint problems, osteoarthritis and tumours in adjacent organs can also be the underlying cause of a backache.

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In about 85% of acute back pain cases, the exact cause cannot be identified. Among the possible causes, are strains, sprains and injuries, often after making an abrupt movement or lifting a heavy object. A sedentary lifestyle, obesity, joint problems, osteoarthritis and tumours in adjacent organs can also be the underlying cause of a backache.
 

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