Tailbone pain

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoWhat could be causing pain and soreness in my tailbone?

Spinal Stenosis and Running

author : AMSSM
comments : 2
photoCan running worsen spinal stenosis? Is it possible to compete in triathlons with this condition?

Herniated Disc: L5-S1

author : AMSSM
comments : 4
photoFast forward to now after many triathlons and marathons, my back is worse than ever. What helps lumbar back issues? Shots, physical therapy, surgery?

Member Case Study: Spondylolisthesis and Triathlon Training

author : AMSSM
comments : 1
photoWill I ever be able to run again? Will any type of exercise/physical therapy fix this? I would love to commit to a therapy regimen that would help this if there was some hope of doing more running.

Member Case Study: Activity Limitation with Scoliosis or Degenerative Disk

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoSwimming and cycling are well tolerated sports. Running should be limited based upon an athlete’s pain and functional limitations.

Degenerative disc disease and triathlon training

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoAfter surgery for a herniated disc, is running causing a repeat injury?

Member Case Study: Annular Disk Tear and Ironman Training

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoI know that annular tears mean there is a risk for a bigger disc blow-out. How do I continue to train and compete without putting myself at risk for worsening of my injury?

Bulging Disk and the Aero Position

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoI am racing in the Florida Ironman. My question is this: which position is going to be better for me to ride in, the aero position or the traditional road position?

Spondylolysis and Triathlon Training

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoSpondylolysis is often misconceived as having serious and debilitating outcomes, when in reality it is typically well tolerated by many individuals.

Back Injury During Peak Iron Distance Training

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoI strained by lower back last week. I know that I need to rest in order for it to heal fully, but I am concerned that I am going to lose needed fitness for the race. Will this affect my performance?

Member Case Study: Sprained/Strained SI Joint

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoYesterday I was a little sore, and today, whenever I bend over to pick something up, standing up again hurts badly. Have I done some sort of permanent damage? What can I do to rehab this area?

Member Case Study: Triathlon with Disk Replacement

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoHave I bitten more off than I should? What do you recommend for progress?

Back Pain Prevention

author : smeeko
comments : 0
avatarA lot of us don’t spend too much time worrying about stretching and strengthening exercises for our lower back.

Member Case Study: Lumbar Herniated Discs and Training

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoA few years ago, I was diagnosed with two lumbar herniated discs (L1-L2). I have started a very slow build towards my first tri. Are there any recommendations or warnings I should heed?

Running and Lower Back Tightness

author : AMSSM
comments : 0
photoI have been training for two months now and I am having problems with my lower back. As I run, my lower back gets extremely tight...to the point that I can hardly run.
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