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Twinge in left lower back after lifting heavy box, pain on moving, sitting, standing. Cure for pain?

Hi I was lifting a heavy wooden box at work and I twisted and threw it on a pile. I felt a twinge in my left lower back, I have taken antiinflamitries but don t seem to work that well. I did it on Thursday afternoon and has become increasingly painful from saturday and now is very sore, hard to move when I sit and stand, I m an hour out of town
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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low back pain after lifting heavy weight which is not relieved by medications needs investigation like MRI to rule out prolapse inter vertebral disc
hence need to visit orthopedic surgeon and geet the MRI done
Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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