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My sister is a chiropractor and she says I have an unusually flexible lower back, but I don't do yoga, and I don't feel like I'm very bendy.
Jennifer Carpenter

Meaning of "lower back" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LOWER BACK

lower back  [ˈləʊə bæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOWER BACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lower back is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LOWER BACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lower back

Human back

The human back is the large posterior area of the human body, rising from the top of the buttocks to the back of the neck and the shoulders. It is the surface opposite to the chest, its height being defined by the vertebral column and its breadth being supported by the ribcage and shoulders. The spinal canal runs through the spine and provides nerves to the rest of the body.

Definition of lower back in the English dictionary

The definition of lower back in the dictionary is the region of the back above the waist, often a locus of pain and back problems.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LOWER BACK


back
bæk
bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
callback
ˈkɔːlˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
drawback
ˈdrɔːˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
hold-back
ˈhəʊldˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
payback
ˈpeɪˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
quarterback
ˈkwɔːtəˌbæk
snapback
ˈsnæpˌbæk
splashback
ˈsplæʃˌbæk
throwback
ˈθrəʊˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOWER BACK

lower abdomen
lower animals
Lower Austria
Lower California
Lower Canada
lower case
lower chamber
lower class
lower classes
lower court
lower criticism
lower deck
Lower Egypt
lower house
Lower Hutt
lower jaw
Lower Karoo
Lower Lakes
lower leg
lower limb

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOWER BACK

a slap on the back
back to back
bounce back
fall back
fight back
get back
go back
hit back
hold back
look back
on one´s back
pat on the back
pay back
positive feedback
pull back
put back
set back
sit back
slap on the back
take back
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of lower back in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lower back» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOWER BACK

Find out the translation of lower back to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lower back from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lower back» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

腰部
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

baja de la espalda
570 millions of speakers

English

lower back
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीठ के निचले हिस्से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أسفل الظهر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пояснице
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parte inferior das costas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিছনে ফিরে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lombes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Belakang belakang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unteren Rücken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

腰痛
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

허리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngisor bali
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giảm trở lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பின் முதுகு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाठीची खालची बाजू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Alt sırt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parte bassa della schiena
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pleców
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

попереку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de jos a spatelui
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάτω μέρος της πλάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nedre delen av ryggen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

korsrygg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lower back

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOWER BACK»

The term «lower back» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.518 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lower back

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2 QUOTES WITH «LOWER BACK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lower back.
1
Tomas Berdych
The grass is a very big challenge for me. There are these low bounces and different movements, which is very difficult, especially for my height and weight. When the surfaces change, and I start to play on grass, I start to feel it in the lower back and the lower hamstring.
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Jennifer Carpenter
My sister is a chiropractor and she says I have an unusually flexible lower back, but I don't do yoga, and I don't feel like I'm very bendy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOWER BACK»

Discover the use of lower back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lower back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Framework for the Lower Back, Revised and Updated 2nd ...
In his book, FrameWork, renowned sports medicine physician Dr. Nicholas DiNubile provided readers with cutting-edge strategies for safely starting, maintaining, and building an exercise program designed to promote optimum muscle, bone, and ...
Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD, 2010
2
Get Your Lower Back Pain under Control—and Get on with Life
Informed by the wealth of information in this book, patients can successfully manage their pain beyond their doctor's office. Dr. Guarino describes proven therapies and coaches patients on how to achieve results.
Anthony H. Guarino, 2010
3
A Massage Therapists' Guide to Lower Back and Pelvic Pain
Describing the background of non-specific backache as well as the assessment and treatment methods ideal for use in combination with massage therapy, this book describes osteopathic and chiropractic methods and then integrates them into a ...
Leon Chaitow, Sandy Fritz, 2007
4
Your Lower Back: A Patient and His Doctor Answer Questions ...
Describes the anatomy of the spine, identifies causes of back pain, and answers common questions about prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of back pain
Warren J. Potash, Michael J. Gratch, Andrew M. Star, 1993
5
A Pocketbook of Managing Lower Back Pain
You are about to go on placement or have recently qualified and are about to treat patients complaining of low back pain.
Fraser Ferguson, 2009
6
Maggie's Back Book: Healing the Hurt in Your Lower Back
A teacher and public-television personality outlines a program of exercises and other strategies for alleviating and eliminating forms of lower-back pain
Maggie Lettvin, 1976
7
Foundation: Redefine Your Core, Conquer Back Pain, and Move ...
Counsels novices and athletes on alternate approaches to back pain and fitness management, outlining equipment-free methods for strengthening the lower back while correcting movement patterns that lead to chronic discomforts.
Eric Goodman, Peter Park, 2011
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Lower Back Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare ...
The editors have built Lower Back Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Additional Research in this book to be deeper ...
‎2013
9
8 Steps to a Pain-free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for ...
Demonstrates the Gokhale method--a technique for alleviating back pain--using eight steps, and includes illustrations, exercises, and tips on how to deal with issues that might arise while learning each step.
Esther Gokhale, Susan Adams, 2008
10
Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back: A Practical Guide to ...
A Practical Guide to Developing Strength and Relieving Pain Liz Owen, Holly Lebowitz Rossi. the future.Listen toyour body's feedback aboutwhich posesfeel good to your lower back, and practice themwhenever you can. Over time, your lower ...
Liz Owen, Holly Lebowitz Rossi, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOWER BACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lower back is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Moves for Men: Everyday Ways to Ease Your Back Pain …
A number of exercises target the lower back, and the machine hypertension movement is one of the best. Set the machine's resistance, sit down ... «ThyBlackMan, Jul 15»
2
Training makes good posture a habit, protects back | NWADG
Those with chronic neck or lower back pain can attest to the value of back health and how debilitating chronic pain can be. The spine is one of ... «NWAOnline, Jul 15»
3
4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (And Every Fit Person) Should Do
“It usually leads to lower back issues and also hip pain,” he says. “The modified pigeon stretch hits that oft-tight, left hip area, preventing ... «Yahoo Health, Jul 15»
4
2 wounded in shootings on West, Northwest sides - Chicago Tribune
He was shot in the lower back and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. cComments. The tolerance for and usage of guns in America is ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
5
'No change' in David Wright's rehab status - Mets Blog - ESPN
... indicated two weeks ago that Wright soon expected to be cleared for baseball activity. Wright is dealing with spinal stenosis in his lower back. «ESPN, Jul 15»
6
Try physical therapy instead of surgery for spinal stenosis : Ask-dr-k
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have painful spinal stenosis in my lower back. My doctor wants me to have surgery, but that seems extreme. Is surgery ... «Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Jul 15»
7
'I guess it just wasn't my time': Benedicta man recounts being shot …
... near the collarbone and in his lower back — with a .22-caliber handgun. “I think he got mad when that girl jumped into the back of my truck.”. «Bangor Daily News, Jul 15»
8
Radio frequency treatment may solve chronic pain - KVUE.com
She was told the pain in her neck and lower back was due to everything from the stress of the death of her husband to caring for her special ... «KVUE, Jul 15»
9
Bay County Habitat for Humanity launches Neighborhood …
He recently had surgery to help improve his mobility and he said doctors are suggesting another surgery on his lower back in the future, though ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
10
Paranormal Corner: Freemasons invite JUMPS to investigate their …
... were conducting an EVP (electronic voice phenomenon) session when I suddenly experienced what felt like a finger poking my lower back. «NJ.com, Jul 15»

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