A 42-year-old female asked:
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did deadlifts 2 months ago & had severe back pain 2 wk. now mild chronic pain. get sharp pain from spine across back if do deadlift, no leg pain. other weight exercise ok.can pulled muscle take +8 weeks to heal?

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Dr. Brett Spain
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Possible: It's is possible if you are continuing to aggravate it with other exercises that you may be doing. However, discussing with a musculoskeletal physician is still important after two months of pain.
Answered on Jan 20, 2014
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