Billable Medical Code for Sprain of Lumbar
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 847.2
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 847.2.
The Short Description Is: Sprain lumbar region.
Low back strain is also known as low back strain, lumbar muscle strain, and strain of lumbar region.
Low Back Strain Definition and Symptoms
Low back strain is a stretching injury to the tendons or muscles of the lower back. The stretching causes tiny tears of different degrees in the tissues. Symptoms include lower back pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, limited movement, and pain that intensifies with activity.