How Long Does Lower Back Pain Take To Heal?

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Backache; Low back pain; Lumbar pain; Pain - back


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Many people will feel better within one week after the start of back pain. After another 4-6 weeks, the back pain will likely be completely gone. To get better quickly, take the right steps when you first get pain.

A common misconception about back pain is that you need to rest and avoid activity for a long time. In fact, bed rest is NOT recommended.

If you have no indication of a serious...

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