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What causes chronic low back pain?

Chronic low back pain may be caused by many different sources. It may start from diseases, injuries or stresses to many different structures or the spinal cord. The affected structure will send a signal through nerve endings, up the spinal cord and into the brain where it registers as pain. 

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