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Back pain for the last 2 years, what can I do?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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In brief: Conservative care

Generally you will start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications.
Subsequently, spinal injections and possibly surgery are also options. If you've had pain for 2 years and have had some treatment, an MRI should be considered. See a physician if your symptoms continue to persist, or if they worsen.

In brief: Conservative care

Generally you will start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications.
Subsequently, spinal injections and possibly surgery are also options. If you've had pain for 2 years and have had some treatment, an MRI should be considered. See a physician if your symptoms continue to persist, or if they worsen.
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