4 main causes of lower back pain when coughing
- Herniated disk
– Disks are the cushions between the bones in your spine. A herniated disk (or rupture or slipped disk) occurs when the softer part of the disk pushes out of the harder part
- Muscle strain
– A strain can affect a muscle or a tendon. In the back, the muscles or tendon can get pulled, torn or twisted.
- Muscle sprain
– A sprain affects the ligaments that connect bones of a joint with a sprain, the ligament get stretched.
- Muscle spasm
– Spasm and cramps happen when a muscle can’t relax after contracting.