Back cracking 3 times in the center when I straighten it.

Patient : I lifted something that was about 175 pounds and carried it through my house, a day after that i started to notice anytime i straighten my back it cracks like 3 times right in the center of my back. I have no idea what this is but its kinda painful for a second or two then it stops, but it cracks like that each time i straighten my back. Any ideas?
Symptoms:  Back cracking 3 times in the middle
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