Back pain can be caused by a variety of different factors. Because of this, diagnosing its exact cause can be a challenge. Furthermore, different conditions often share the same symptoms. As such, it is crucial to detect the real cause of the pain and other symptoms in order to plan the best course of treatment.
Some back pain is caused by spine problems. However, not all spine problems manifest the same symptoms. The intensity and manageability of symptoms differ from person to person, even if they may have the same condition. For instance, one person with a herniated disc may feel debilitating pain while another may not feel any symptom at all.
On the other hand, you may also feel excruciating pain just because of a muscle strain. This means that when a person feels extreme pain, it does not automatically signify that they have a spine problem.
In this post, we’ll give you a closer look at the most common spine-related pain and symptoms to give you an idea whether it’s time to get yourself checked for any spine problem: