A 48-year-old member asked:
how can i tell if my back pain is a sprain, strain, or a pulled muscle?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Paul Slosar answered
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Length of time: Strain or sprains get better in 4-6 weeks. More serious pain persists longer or goes down the leg. If that is occuring seek consultation with a spine expert.
Answered on Aug 9, 2013
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