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Pain In Lumbar Region - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Pain In Lumbar Region in Urdu

لمبر ریجن وہ علاقہ ہے جو پسلی کے پنجرے کے نیچے سے شروع ہوتا ہے۔ اس خطے میں درد پٹھوں میں تناؤ، اکڑن، یا مسلز ڈسکس کی نقل مکانی کی وجہ سے ہوتا ہے۔ ریڑھ کی ہڈی کے علاقے میں ریڑھ کی ہڈی بھی ہوتی ہے، اور اس کے کنڈرا، پٹھوں اور لگاموں میں کوئی بھی مسئلہ آپ کو ریڑھ کی ہڈی کے علاقے میں درد کا باعث بن سکتا ہے۔ یہ آپ کی بڑی آنت، بچہ دانی، لبلبہ اور گردے کو متاثر کر سکتا ہے۔

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Summary about Pain In Lumbar Region in English

The lumbar region is the area that starts under the rib cage. The pain in this region is caused by muscle tension, stiffness, or dislocating muscle discs. The lumbar region also contains vertebrae, and any problem in its tendons, muscles, and ligaments can cause you to have pain in the lumbar region. It may affect your colon, uterus, pancreas, and kidney.

Pain in Lumbar Region Facts and Figures 

According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, the number of people with low back pain increases as the global population increases and ages. This problem is also quite common in Pakistan; some facts and statistics about pain in the lumbar region have been given below:

People with low back pain WorldwideApprox. 577.0 million people 
Common inAdults and older adults
At-Risk GenderFemales
Average Age for DiagnosisAfter 45 years
Problems related to Pain in Lumbar Region neuropathic pain, deformity, tumors, infections
Specialists Who Treat Pain in Lumbar Region Orthopedic Specialists / Acupuncturists

Symptoms of Pain In Lumbar Region

Following are the symptoms of pain in the lumbar region:

  • Increasing weakness in legs
  • Loss of bladder or bowel
  • Dull or achy pain is present in the lower back
  • Burning or stinging pain which moves back to lower legs, thighs, tingling or numbness
  • Tightness in the hips, pelvic, low back, and muscle spasms
  • Worst pain after standing or sitting for too long time
  • Difficult standing up, sitting, walking, and running.

Furthermore, the symptoms of pain in the lumbar region also vary based on duration and onset:

  • Acute pain
  • Subacute low back pain
  • Chronic back pain

Causes of Pain In Lumbar Region

Following are the causes for pain in the lumbar region;

  • Lumbar strain; can be acute or chronic
  • Nerve irritation 
  • Lumbar radiculopathy
  • Bony encroachment
  • Sprains and strains
  • Some conditions of joints and bones.
  • Degenerated discs
  • Herniated discs
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Muscular problems

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Preventive Measures of Pain In Lumbar Region

It would be best if you took the following preventive measures to avoid or reduce pain in the lumbar region:

  • Avoid the best rest; it may make the muscles immobile 
  • Improve your physical fitness
  • Stay active
  • Lose weight if necessary
  • Don't lift heavy objects
  • Make your work setting ergonomic
  • Don't use tobacco products
  • Try to manage your mental health
  • Select ordinary senses choices to reduce pain or injury
  • Use ice or heat in case of pain
  • Try over the counter remedies


Its treatment can be done in many ways. Following are the things in which its treatment can be categorized. Medications are given, such as

  • Antiseizure medication
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Prescription NSAIDs
  • Opioids

Physical therapy can be done, which includes:

  • Exercise
  • Ice/Heat
  • Massage
  • Ultrasound
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

Injections, such as:

  • Epidural steroid injection

Surgeries include:

  • Platelet-rich plasma treatment
  • Stem cells treatment
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic care

You can alsoread more about the 3 Must Know Treatment Methods For Lower Back Pain.