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Amobokoboko

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Hi guys,

Since a couple of days I have some lower back pain.
Did some easy swimming and running to keep the muscles going but it still hurts.
Any ideas on exercises that I could do to make the pain disappear?

Many thanks.
 
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Don't exercise it if there's any pain, backs are stubborn things and it'll just get worse if you try and work through it, and could turn into a longstanding injury
 
Hi guys,

Since a couple of days I have some lower back pain.
Did some easy swimming and running to keep the muscles going but it still hurts.
Any ideas on exercises that I could do to make the pain disappear?

Many thanks.

YOGA does wonders for the lower back! Trust me!
Also...

Back extensions
Hindu Push Upa
 
I recommend sitting with your legs out stretched, leaning forwards and picking up weights that are slightly too heavy for you to carry normally.

For added effect, twist your body while lifting!
 
Hi Amobokoboko,
Did you got any injury during exercise?
Don't take this pain easy and consult your doctor at priority. Meanwhile stop those exercises which hurts your lower back.
 
I would see a physio. I had chronic lower back pain when I played rugby and went to see a physio when I was 18. He sorted it out big style
 
Hi King_D'Arcy,
What treatment you had in chronic lower back pain?
Are you playing rugby again? It is the game of technique and power.
utah boot camp
 
Well I didn't get an injury while playing rugby, it's after playing cricket it starts hurting. there for I'm only playing two games this seson and doing some light back excercices in the morning.
 
I have lower back issues as well, I have been to a Physio and Chiropractor and the problem is still there, my issues are Cricket related as well. I have probably played about 5 games on average for the last 3 seasons.
 
I know what you talk about. I played my first game after the rugby season and my second game of cricket is scheduled end of June. So it gives me exactly 3 weeks to recover ebfore rugby practice starts again. Are you also quiet tall?
 
Yes, tall and thin and very frustrated that I can't do things as normal. My fitness has been an issue so I will be working hard on my core over the next month to build stability and will look at getting more help from a specialist if things don't improve.
 
Well can't complain to be honest. I try to do 2 hours of sport every day. 1 hour is pure running.
I'm strong but skinny :)
 
Well I didn't get an injury while playing rugby, it's after playing cricket it starts hurting. there for I'm only playing two games this seson and doing some light back excercices in the morning.

Amobokoboko,

Sometimes the source of the pain isn't the issue. Quite often its the opposite region which is the problem, for example your sore back could be down to weaker core stability (ie. your abdominals). Don't think of the body as separate parts, it's all connected so you have to think of chains and links rather than isolated components.

In any case i'm sure an good osteopath can help with specifics but if you're not in pain constantly perhaps some mobility drills like those recommended by Stuart McGill (http://youtu.be/kukmaW9CmSU) may aid your discomfort.

All the best, go well
J
 
Amobokoboko,

Sometimes the source of the pain isn't the issue. Quite often its the opposite region which is the problem, for example your sore back could be down to weaker core stability (ie. your abdominals). Don't think of the body as separate parts, it's all connected so you have to think of chains and links rather than isolated components.

This.

The low back is part of the posterior chain (PC), which consists of the spinal erectors, the glutes, and the hamstrings. Often times, a sore back will be caused by weak and/or fatigued hamstrings.

Weak or tight hamstrings are often the culprit for many nagging issues like sore knees, hips, and low back. Strengthen and stretch your hamstrings and your life will be much more comfortable.
 
You can try yoga and stretching exercises to allow your back muscles to relax. Hope his helps!
 
Cheers guys, I 'm doing most of the exercises in the morning and I do rest a lot.
the back is doing fine.
 
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