A 27-year-old male asked:
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i'm having some back problems. i'm 19. years ago i fell in a basement stair way. my back bent in a u. i couldn't walk for a few weeks. later pain went?

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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: Consider sprain, strain, disc bulge/herniation, residual boney defect. Check with spine doc.
Answered on Dec 7, 2012
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