A 56-year-old female asked:
Typically, how long a regiment of anti-inflammatory to help heal a sore back/hips caused from a backward twist with a 20lb weight in my hand?
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
4-6 weeks: Antiinflammatory meds probably do not heal anything. They may simply provide some pain relief while the situation improves. It usually takes 4-6 weeks for an acute back sprain/strain to heal.
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