Pain Arising From Muscles, Ligaments, Or Bones Of L/S Spine

Your Path

  • Pain arising from muscles, ligaments, or bones of L/S spine


  • A very common cause of LBP
  • Precise source of pain is often unclear


  • Acute onset
  • No red flags
  • May recur
  • Sometimes linked to recent use/overuse
  • Pain is focal to L/S
  • Resolves w/in days to a few weeks

Physical Exam Findings

  • No deficits
  • No pain on vertebral palpation