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I have back spasms, and I was wondering, how long I should sit out for football?

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Dr. Kevin Teal
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Variable

Back spasms can follow a straining injury, after lifting/twisting or with impact to back area.
Ideally, they will resolve with rest, massage, heat or cold and motrin. Sometimes back injections are needed to bring severe pain under control.

In brief: Variable

Back spasms can follow a straining injury, after lifting/twisting or with impact to back area.
Ideally, they will resolve with rest, massage, heat or cold and motrin. Sometimes back injections are needed to bring severe pain under control.
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