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Cary Cook BSN RN

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Low Back Pain Definition

Definition

Low back pain is an ache or discomfort in the area of the lower part of the back and spinal column. The lower spinal column consists of many small bones that surround and protect the spinal cord and nerves. Low back pain is very common, affecting most adults at some point in their lives.

Bones of the Lower Back

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