Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain

Low back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, fracture, ruptured disk, or arthritis.
Often, the only symptom is pain in the lower back.

Most low back pain goes away on its own in two to four weeks. Physical therapy and pain relievers can help. A few cases may require surgery.

Visit West Houston Internal Medicine and Dr, Karen Thampoe can determine what i causing your lower back pain and prescribe the most effective treatment plan.

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