Some sound advise there, for sure. But that website also indicates when it's wise to go and see a doc, at least one applies to OP.wackyjacky wrote:No matter what the problem is, the OP has inflammation. He's thrown his back out - welcome to middle age ! Here, read this: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/features ... elling-you
Anyway, it's up to the OP what to do. His / her back.