Will the pain go away fast or gradually?

Patient

Q: Dear doctor, I am 16 years old and on Friday night I went down the stairs in a laundry basket, and hurt the middle of my back. It even hurts to turn a certain way and when i bend down it sends like a shock through my entire back. I have dance and my teacher is going to have me do things that requires bending and alot of acro And I stuff won't be able to do all of those things I have to do. Will my back heal on its own or will I have This pain forever?

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