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Old 02-23-2012, 05:52 AM   #1
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Lower back/hip/pain

Hello,

Whilst running I put my foot into a little dip in the ground and I seem to have hurt my lower back/hip. It is easing up now as I stretch and self massage it.

Thus far so good but I was just wondering if anyone else had a similar injury and if they had some alternative remedies.

Thanks. I can actually squat etc but running,burpees i.e impact stuff is still painful.
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Old 02-23-2012, 07:57 AM   #2
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Re: Lower back/hip/pain

Need more information.... where is the actual issue?

This MAY help but given you have a trauma injury it could be multiple things

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http://www.eatmoveimprove.com/2010/0...ur-lower-back/

Provide lots of details or go to your local physical therapist?
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:36 AM   #3
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Re: Lower back/hip/pain

Thank you. It seems looking at this that it is a strain .Basically my leg reached for some ground that was not there!

I think I am on the right track with ice,massage and sensible rest
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:45 AM   #4
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Re: Lower back/hip/pain

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Need more information.... where is the actual issue?

This MAY help but given you have a trauma injury it could be multiple things

wfs
http://www.eatmoveimprove.com/2010/0...ur-lower-back/

Provide lots of details or go to your local physical therapist?
Steven, I like what I see on your website. As a level 1 trainer at a box in Indiana, I keep aggravating an old military injury. I had surgery for it L5-S1 with sciatica last August. It's still aggravating and I'm forced to do gymnastics or scale the WOD big time. My times are high and nowhere near before the sciatica. My athletes are passing me up! Do you feel that I should change programming up to follow your book? Could it rehab the muscle which keeps tearing? Or do you think a PT is the best option?
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:01 AM   #5
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Re: Lower back/hip/pain

Can I ask how bad your sciatica was for you to decide on surgery?

I am torn between operating or not.
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:06 AM   #6
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Can I ask how bad your sciatica was for you to decide on surgery?

I am torn between operating or not.
Debilitating to the point of not being able to walk upright and taking lortabs every 2 hours. I had it before and I recovered. This 2nd time the disc had wrapped around the nerve and there was no option. I had to get off the pills. Pain was so severe I couldn't bathe. I know folks with sciatica and it goes away with OTC meds. In that case I'd suffer for it. Surgery kills your chances to compete IMO. Unless you want to risk another surgery.
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Yeah if you saw my MRI you would say how in the HEILLLLLL did I dodge that...
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I don't envy you. Good luck.
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Steven, I like what I see on your website. As a level 1 trainer at a box in Indiana, I keep aggravating an old military injury. I had surgery for it L5-S1 with sciatica last August. It's still aggravating and I'm forced to do gymnastics or scale the WOD big time. My times are high and nowhere near before the sciatica. My athletes are passing me up! Do you feel that I should change programming up to follow your book? Could it rehab the muscle which keeps tearing? Or do you think a PT is the best option?
I think that PT would be generally the best option to pursue for conservative treatment. I mean, it all depends on what you've tried before (and the quality of your healthcare providers) and what your likely prognosis is..

Gymnastics/bodyweight work can be a good alternative to weights while you heal as well.
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