90% of low back pain (LBP) cases do not have a specific cause. 5-10% have neurological deficits, while 1-2% of cases have a serious pathology.
What happens when you come to a specialist? Firstly, they’ll have to rule out the concern that your case falls under the 1-2%. This way, we can get a proper diagnosis and suggest advice based on the cause of your LBP. History taking, along with a physical examination, will be used for assessment.