The common causes of Lower back pain include:
  • Muscle spasms
  • Damage to Joints or Ligaments
  • Damage to the bones
  • Heavy activity
  • Excessive physical work
  • Lifting heavy objects
  • Sudden movement or activity
  • Degeneration of inter-vertebral disc;
Older people experience back pain due to degeneration of the joints in the spine (spinal stenosis)