Can Your Low Back Pain Go Away Without Treatment?
Is it time to see someone for that back pain you’ve had for a few weeks? Get the truth from a spine physician about the chances you’ll need medical care.
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When low back pain lasts more than 12 weeks, treatment is recommended and should start with exercise, rehabilitation, acupuncture, mindfulness-based stress reduction or similar nondrug therapies, says spine physician Marzena Buzanowska, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Spine Health.