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I am having back ache on side from yesterday after lifting

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HiI am having back ache on side from yesterday after lifting the heavy couch from one side. The pain is on the left side lower back just above hips. Pain is worst when i get up from bed or when getting up from
Chair and even bending down gives pain.I feel alryt while walk.I can walk comfortably.What shud i do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please change category to osteo or other?
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


I am a double board certified US doctor and have had over 20 years of experience with this situation.

It does not sound like an emergency, but it can be an injury and even a disk problem.

You should be seen by your doctor, tomorrow if possible.

IN the meantime.

Rest, use ibuprofen, heat or cold applications which ever is better.

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