Can you permanently damaged your back?

Yes. Back pain is a very common problem and most of the time does not get cured. Most people will developed frequent recurrences or exacerbations of pain. Some patients will require chronic use of strong analgesics( pain killers). We first try antiinflamatories and physical therapy, if not helped...Epidural steroid injections if no help...Surgery (50% chances of improvement or to prevent cord compressi.