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Lumbago-Lumbalgia

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Low back pain or lumbago is pain in the lower part of the spine. Back pain is not a disease itself, but rather is a problem or a symptom whose causes are multiple. The origin of this pain can be in bad positions in the physical activity of the individual, psychological factors or degenerative diseases ( such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis ) caused alterations in the various structures that make up the spine (ligaments, muscles, spinal discs and vertebrae ). Treatment of low back pain is the administration of analgesics, muscle relaxants and application of heat to the painful area. Also, the patient should rest.