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Old 08-15-2011, 11:06 AM   #7
Brian Strump
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Re: 3 really jacked discs in lower back, now what?

Originally Posted by Gaines DuVall View Post
You are correct. I have no doubt that these injuries are a result of my former football days. But I also have no doubt that the overhead lifting & oly lifts have worsened and aggrevated them.
To answer your original question, the answer is yes. There are many people with similar injuries that after they rehab, are able to continue with similar exercises. Some may even be better at those lifts if the rehab focuses on strengthening areas of weakness or decreased mobility. I think it comes down to your risk v. reward of such movements.
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