We've often heard people say that they've thrown out their back.
When they tell us this, we know exactly how they feel.
But what does it actually mean?
When someone says they've thrown out their back, they likely have a muscle strain, although it could be a bulging disk or herniation.
Throwing out your back is usually temporary and will go away on its own over time.
But there are things you can do to speed up your recovery as well as keep it from happening again.
In the article below, we will tell you exactly what it means to throw out your back.