LOWER BACK PAIN
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Lower back pain is usually characterized as soreness and pain in the lower portion of the spine. Common causes are poor posture, bad lifting technique, or a fractured or erupted disc.
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I personally never had lower back issues. The most I’ve had was soreness. It went away when I started sleeping on hard wood floor.
WHAT THE COMMUNITY HAS TO SAY ABOUT THIS INJURY
Lorenzo– don’t forget the hip flexor. The only way to treat is by doing strengthening
Olivia Martin– My PT told me I arched my back when I ran and he gave me workouts for my glutes to support my back
Jackson Nguyen– Learn how to foam roll the surrounding parts of the back, glutes, and quads.
Mikayla Williams– STEM on my back and tried to lower daily stress
Ella Rekow– I had to do a lot of PT because it ended three of my XC Seasons. I did a lot of glute bridges.
Martiza– Tiger balm and a good massage
Ellie Scoggins– A brace for day posture
Matthew Chow– Lie on a foam roller aligned to your spine and try to relax.
Brandon Spiker– Sleep on your back
Jaden Snyder– Different stretches and cracking my back before exercising
Colter Meadows– Back pops before races
Jonathan Moore– Have had a friend with this issue. The problem was with their running form
Kaysan– saw a chiropractor
Julian Elliott– Chiropractor or supermans to strengthen the back muscle
Ava Bartolo– lots of visits to the chiropractor
Ryan Rapaport– Icy hot plus light and short running.
Caydn Baldwin -weight lifting to strengthen core and hamstrings
Thaddeus Barden– yoga and chiropractor
Mattie Marie– Rest really helped
John Linehan– stretching
Brock Schulte– attempted to run straighter. Done seals and cuppings
Jack Dehart– I went to see a chiropractor and got laser therapy
Tanmay Mane– Having ice bath for a week and avoided strength training until it became normal.
Jaime Gudino– Heat pack and going to a chiropractor
Gabriel Quejada– Acupuncture and strengthening
Lily– “Scorpions” Laying on stomach on the ground and bring each leg over your back. After that roll over and repeat.
Kaz– Changed form and simply stood up straight
Kayla Chadwick– PT and stretches
Dafydd Lloyd– Stretching
Farooq Abdul– Film your running form and analyze to correct it.
Ethan Ackroyd– Core stability and stretching the quad to loosen up the hip. Glute bridges but focused on making each part of the back go down individually.
Neha Kulkarni– Yoga and stretches
John Katende– New shoes and lot of milk
Ben Hunter– Combination of rest and heat, nothing professional
Elite Thoughts (book author)– Moving your back up and down while on hands and knees.
Colton Rex O’Briant– Stretch
Amna Mallick– Heating pad
Penny Bordewick– Lower back is typically a hamstring issue, do hamstring stretches more
Jeven Achatz– Epsom salt bath and water
Angelo– I engaged my glutes while running
Abagail Hurd– Heat, yoga, stretching
Ryan Mecca– Stretching hamstrings and quads
Connor Lepore– Lots of rolling my glutes, taking a week or two off, and lots of rolling. Stretching my hamstrings
Cole O’Donnell- Sleep
Sal Angelo– Stretch before and after runs, heating pads after runs, and strengthen the back!