The common symptoms of back pain caused by any medical condition include:

  • Stabbing or shooting pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Radiating pain in the leg
  • Limited motion or flexibility of the back
  • Inability to stand straight

In rare cases, if the back pain turns to be severe, the following symptoms may develop.

  • Loss or bladder and bowel control
  • Inability to pass urine
  • Throbbing pain in the abdomen accompanied with fever
  • Weakness, tingling or numbness in one or both the legs
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Redness or swelling on the back