Lower Back Pain What is lower back pain? Lower back pain is a common condition causing pain and discomfort for over three million people in the United States. This condition is typically caused by incorrect posture, inconsistent exercise, arthritis, and incorrect form when lifting weights. What are the symptoms of lower back pain? Dull, aches and pain, a sensation of pain radiating from the back to the buttocks to the legs, muscle spasms, soreness in specific spots, limited mobility, numbness and tingling sensations. How do we treat lower back pain? We examine your back to figure out where the source of the pain is. We also observe your posture, check other parts of the body for any signs of compensation patterns, and look at the way you move your body to determine how to ease your discomfort and restore your mobility.