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What Causes Back & Spine Pain?


Spine and back pain can be caused by a number of musculoskeletal problems, conditions, incidents, or simply because of aging. Treatment may consist of physical therapy and other less invasive procedures or surgery.

Our specialists carefully evaluate your specific needs and requests to help you identify and treat your back pain.

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Possible Causes

Back and spine pain can be caused by any of the following conditions:

Back pain can be caused by a variety of conditions. For this reason, it’s important to accurately diagnose the source of pain so you can find the best treatment.

We have experts that specialize in upper, mid, and lower back pain; spinal deformity; scoliosis in both adults and children; spine fractures; spinal cord injuries; and tumors of the spine among others. Our goal is to help you decide on the best treatment plan customized to your individual circumstances.

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At University of Utah Health, we are dedicated to helping people of all ages with a variety of back, neck, and spine conditions, lead pain free, healthy lives again. Whether your spinal problem is a recent occurrence or a long-term issue or if you suffer from spinal disease, we provide the highest level of care for the full spectrum of spine conditions.

You can request an evaluation from our specialists and find relief from your spine and back pain.

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