If you've ever thrown out your back, you likely felt a quick onset of lower back pain.
Your pain may be different or worse if you experience chronic lower back pain.
Many times, this pain occurs after hard work, such as shoveling or lifting heavy objects.
Or it could be due to an injury.
Throwing out your back can keep you from your regular activities for several days.
Some people even wonder if they need to seek emergency attention.
Fortunately for most people, throwing your back out is usually a temporary situation.
There are also ways to speed recovery and help prevent it from happening again.
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In the article below, we will talk about the most common ways people throw their backs out and how to keep it from happening again.