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Lower Left Back Pain Causes and Prevention

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Lower Left Back Pain – Causes and Prevention


Lower Left Side Back Pain


Back pain is a common, but painful issue for many of us. There are others who suffer from slightly different kinds of back pain, one of which is lower left back pain. If you have poor posture, it is further aggravated by sitting in front of the computer for long hours. This puts s strain on the lower left part of the back.

Lower Left Back Side Pain Causes


Pain in lower left back side is usually associated to lower back pain on right side. But actually Pain in lower left back side could be based on to the different causes. On the other hand, it may produce dull backache which may rise in strength and may affect the legs and hips.


Kidney Infections could be another reason for the lower back pain on left side. If back pain caused by kidney infection it may result to kidney swelling and sharp aching pain. With kidney infection diseases, people may also feel high fever, vomiting and nausea.


Lower back pain is a common enough condition, and it is usually because of a sedentary life-style. Not getting enough exercise, sitting for too long, are all contributing factors to lower back pain. Desk jobs are more common than ever before. The computer screen does not allow for much adjustment in posture like before when we sat in front of paper files. All this sitting for hours causes many of us to suffer from back pain, caused by slackening of back muscles. The pain is usually centered in the lower back.


Joggers are especially vulnerable to back pain due to injury. The lower back cushions the impact of running or strenuous walking. Running on hard ground, roads or cement sidewalks, which do not cushion the feet, makes you more susceptible to back injury. We are constantly moving and causing the back to support our movements. Muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, bones, nerves and discs are constantly under strain from our movement. Turning, twisting and bending actions also affect the muscles of the back.


Usually lower left back pain can start with an innocuous injury to the left leg, hip or back. Kidney infection on the left kidney or sciatic nerve pain can cause lower left back pain. Contact a doctor right away if you have sharp pain on the left side of your lower back.


How to Avoid Lower Left Back Pain


Good back strengthening exercises along with stretches can keep your back supple and fit. A strong and supple back keeps away injury and pain. Lower left back pain due to injury can be avoided with a little bit of care.

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