ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S39.012

Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower back

Diagnosis Code S39.012

ICD-10: S39.012
Short Description: Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower back
Long Description: Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of lower back
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S39.012

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals (S30-S39)
      • Oth & unsp injuries of abd, low back, pelv & extrn genitals (S39)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Dislocations, sprains and strains involving multiple body regions
  • Dislocations, sprains and strains involving thorax with lower back and pelvis
  • Dislocations/sprains/strains
  • Low back strain
  • Lumbosacral strain
  • Pulled back muscle
  • Strain of back muscle
  • Strain of tendon of back
  • Strain of tendon of trunk

Information for Patients

Sprains and Strains

A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint. Falling, twisting, or getting hit can all cause a sprain. Ankle and wrist sprains are common. Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising, and being unable to move your joint. You might feel a pop or tear when the injury happens.

A strain is a stretched or torn muscle or tendon. Tendons are tissues that connect muscle to bone. Twisting or pulling these tissues can cause a strain. Strains can happen suddenly or develop over time. Back and hamstring muscle strains are common. Many people get strains playing sports. Symptoms include pain, muscle spasms, swelling, and trouble moving the muscle.

At first, treatment of both sprains and strains usually involves resting the injured area, icing it, wearing a bandage or device that compresses the area, and medicines. Later treatment might include exercise and physical therapy.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Ankle sprain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Elbow sprain -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Foot sprain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hamstring strain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hip flexor strain -- aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Sprains (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Strains (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tendon repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wrist sprain - aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)

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