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Scrape on the lower back, pain on walking and movement, persitent pain on standing after a fall. Taken shots of slumedrol, torodol immediately. Is rest necessary?

I fell down the back steps, Only 4 steps, but I scraped the left side of my lower back. I have pain when walking and with all movement. I expect I injured the muscle, my Dr. gave me a shot of solumedrol and torodol when it happened, I have taken Ibuprofen for inflammation. I am an RN and need to get back to work at the hospital. But, standing is very painful! What should I do? rest or movement?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

have you had an XR. this would be important to rule out a fracture?

physiotherapy, massage and antiinflammatory medication should help.

controlled motion is better than rest.

best wishes
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