Lower back pain is the most common type. A study showed that cases of lower back pain more common in women and those aged 40-80 years.
However, back pain might also be felt in the whole spine, from the neck to the pelvis. Here are some types of back pain based on the cause and location of the pain:
- Frozen shoulder, namely the emergence of pain and stiffness in the neck.
- Sciatica, i.e. pain due to irritation and pressure on the sciatic nerve that causes numbness or tingling radiating from the lower back past your buttocks to the soles of the feet.
- Whiplash, the injury on the neck due to the impact that occurs suddenly.
- Ankylosing spondylitis, which is a chronic inflammation that affect the spine, precisely in the area of meeting between the spine and pelvis.
- A Slipped disc, when the discs are the joints of the spine are damaged and eventually press on the nerves nearby
- Back pain that has no cause specific or not known. Some medical conditions allegedly contributed to the trigger of back pain, namely arthritis disease.