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How long does lower back pain usually last?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Most lower back pain gradually gets better over about six weeks but some people still have pain after a year. Watch the video to learn more about duration of lower back pain.



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