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shane

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Lower back Pain
« on: July 12, 2008, 04:08:45 AM »
Hi Steve,
         
           I'm hoping you can shed some light on something i don't really know allot about.
Back Pain. In short i'm 36yo and i've been a floorsander for the last 15 years which as you might know already involves allot of bending. I also have played volleyball for about the same amount of time in a high level and social every week. I'm very active in the gym and really love anything outdoors. About 12months while doing leg press in the weight room i felt a twing in my lower back while doing a set. I stopped and thought nothing of it untill the next day when i could hardly move. I had physio treatments for a while and the pain just faded away, but never compleatley gone. Over the years of had back strains due to weights and volleyball but this seemed worse.My work can be very demanding and don't really do allot to recover from a big day working or weights. Having a good back is important to me as i run a busy bussiness and have a little girl. Only the other day i had another twing in my back this time at work, it is a real pain ( pardon the pun) because it causes me to stop what i love doing.I can't say i have allot of bad pain but it seems to be always there as a dull pain since that first time as mentioned, more so on one side.       

I started doing platies a while ago and was finding good results but moved house and never went back.
I guess after so many physio treatments and no real gain you lose faith in them which i have, i really just need to know is this a serious problem and how would i know and how can i pervent it and keep my back in good order.

Cheers Shane           

Steve Lockhart

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Re: Lower back Pain
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2008, 11:01:54 PM »
You have probably put one or two of your structural muscles in spasm Shane and unfortunately it will continue to come back now and again until you get the right treatment to release them. As you have found Physio won't do it but I expect an SLM therapist or good deep tissue massage person who works on your erector spinae muscles will be able to. Alternatively my self treatment program will show you some exercises and self treatment techniques to work on it and get a result. If you decide to go that way I can give you extra instruction via the private members area on this forum.

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Steve

shane

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Re: Lower back Pain
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2008, 04:31:09 AM »
Thank's for the reply Steve, i did look into one of your SLM therapist and there is one not to far from my place. But i was going to see someone tomorrow who will do an ultrasound on you core muscles, to see if i can and how to work them properley. They say if the inner core is not strong enough to hold the outer muscles there will always be pain at some point. Is this true?  My partner has done this and has trouble working this inner muscle group, but that might be due to a caesarian nearly 2 years ago.

Cheers Shane

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Re: Lower back Pain
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2008, 01:40:47 AM »
Still go for the SLM treatment Shane regardless of what else you try.

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Steve

 

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