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Monday
Mar122012

Lumbar Strains, Low Back Strains

While back pain is common in the general populations, lumbosacral strains and sprains do occur in specific activities and sports, with sprains of the musculo-ligamentous complexes the most common cause of pain. Perhaps around 10 percent of injuries in young sports people could be back related, with muscle sprains heading the list, followed by disc injury. The ligament sprains may be the result of sudden muscle contractions pulling on a joint, sudden twisting or straightening up powerfully from a bent position.

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