1. What is the most common cause of chronic low back pain?
A: The intervertebral disc
2. The disc is a 2 part structure.
A: True. It is made up of the nucleus in the middle and the tough annulus on the outside.
3. The spinal facets can be a cause of chronic back pain.
A: True, although they are second to the disc itself
4. Which of the following can contribute to chronic back problems?
A: All of the above. The disc, the muscles and the facet joints can contribute to a layering affect to cause chronic back symptoms.
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