Why COVID-19 Can Sometimes Cause Back Pain, According to Doctors

Published March 16, 2022

Prevention reports on whether COVID-19 can cause back pain. “The overwhelming number of people that have back pain do not have COVID,” says Thomas A. Russo, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases. “If you have symptoms of COVID-19 in addition to back pain that are more common with COVID, such as respiratory tract symptoms and loss of taste and smell, that would be a signal that your back pain could be due to COVID.” The article was carried on MSN and other outlets