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What causes back pain and burning sensation? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Sciatica

Your sciatic nerve begins at your spinal cord, runs through your hips and buttocks, and then branches down each leg. This nerve is your body's longest nerve and one of the most important ones. It has a direct effect o...

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2

Radiculopathy

Radiculopathy, or a pinched nerve of the spine, can cause pain in various parts of your body. Learn more about treating and preventing this condition.

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3

Whiplash

Whiplash occurs when a person's head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great force. This injury is most common following a car collision.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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