What autoimmune disease causes back pain?
Ankylosing spondylitis belongs to a group of arthritis conditions that tend to cause chronic inflammation of the spine (spondyloarthropathies).
Ankylosing spondylitis affects males two to three times more commonly than females.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a cause of back pain in adolescents and young adults.
How do I know if my back pain is serious?
Contact a doctor if your back pain: Is severe and doesn’t improve with rest. Spreads down one or both legs, especially if the pain extends below the knee. Causes weakness, numbness or tingling in one or both legs.
What is the most common cause of back pain?
Most commonly, mechanical issues and soft-tissue injuries are the cause of low back pain. These injuries can include damage to the intervertebral discs, compression of nerve roots, and improper movement of the spinal joints. The single most common cause of lower back pain is a torn or pulled muscle and/or ligament.
What causes back pain in females?
Read on to learn more about the common causes of back pain in women and the reasons why they occur.
- Piriformis syndrome. Piriformis Syndrome Video.
- Sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
- Spinal osteoarthritis.
- Degenerative spondylolisthesis.
- Coccydynia (tailbone pain)
- Spinal osteoporosis fractures.