Hello Yesterday I picked up my little brother only using

Patient : Hello. Yesterday I picked up my little brother only using my back instead of using my legs. I still have pain in my back. It doesn't hurt too bad. Should I go see my doctor or try home remedies and treatments?
Doctor :   Thank you for writing to us. You can try the following for a while. Rest the back and do not strain it for the nex t few days. Ice the back for 15 minutes at a time and keep it off ice for 45 mins at a time Massage the back to help you Brufen tablets and gel will help you to reduce the swelling Try this for 3 days, and if the pain does not reduce, see a Doctor as you may have torn some ligaments. Hope this helps you. All the best.

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