Pop in lower back

I was practicing backflips at a gymnastics gym, flipping into the foam pit (typically prevents all injuries from bad landings). When I straightened out, I ended up over-straightening so my back was arched inward (stomach outward). When I landed, my lower half hit the foam while my upper half continued rotating back. I felt a pop in my lower back (popped INWARD).

Now, I have a mild ache there. However, when I lean back, that spot gets pretty painful. Leaning forward and standing upright do not bother it.

Should this be examined by a chiropractor, or should I wait to see if it heals itself?

Posted By Joel on March 07, 2010 at 16:30:19:

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