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Some Causes of Lower Back Pain on the Right Side

The lower back pain on the right side of the back is most likely caused by the sciatic nerve on the right side of the spinal cord being pinched or damaged. There are several things that can cause the nerve to become damaged but, the most common is improper lifting of heavy objects.

Other causes can be things like:

1. Improper Posture: Slouching when standing, sitting, or walking, and for men sitting on a wallet in your back pocket can cause pressure on the nerve itself.

2. Herniated Disc: When the inner core of the disc breaks through the outer core of the disc causing bulging, which in turn causes pressure on the nerve.

3. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Tightening of the spinal canal and typically results from enlarged facet joints, overgrowth of soft tissue, or a bulging disc.

4. Piriformis Syndrome: The Piriformis muscle when damaged becomes inflamed and causes pressure on the sciatic nerve. (The sciatic nerve runs just below the muscle.)

In most cases the exact cause is never determined and thus the affected individual ends up recovering by just waiting for the problem to heal on its own, usually in about two weeks to a month. People who suffer from low back pain on the right side often feel the pain running down their right leg as well.

The same usually applies for people who suffer from the pain on the left side of the back, or in the middle of the back. Where the pain is, is an indication of where the sciatic nerve has pressure on it or is damaged, because the nerve extends out of the spinal column on both sides, so if the pain is central then, the sciatic nerve, is most likely damaged or has pressure on it on both sides.

No matter what the cause, there are things you can do to relieve the pain more quickly than just waiting for it to go away.

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