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What's acute vs chronic back pain cause?
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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Acute vs Chronic
Acute back pain resolves within six weeks .
After six weeks it is considered chronic back pain.

In brief: Acute vs Chronic
Acute back pain resolves within six weeks .
After six weeks it is considered chronic back pain.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Duration of pain
Acute is pain less than six weeks in duration chronic over six weeks in duration.

In brief: Duration of pain
Acute is pain less than six weeks in duration chronic over six weeks in duration.
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: See below
No one really knows the answer for sure but i will give you my opinion.
Acute back pain can often come from overstretched muscles and will usually calm down on its own. Muscles generally heal well. Back pain that becomes more chronic often suggests a problem with the deeper structures like discs, joints, ligaments (these connect bone to bone).

In brief: See below
No one really knows the answer for sure but i will give you my opinion.
Acute back pain can often come from overstretched muscles and will usually calm down on its own. Muscles generally heal well. Back pain that becomes more chronic often suggests a problem with the deeper structures like discs, joints, ligaments (these connect bone to bone).
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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