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?

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.

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?

Degenerative disc disease and triathlon training

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

Lower back injury while cycling

author : AMSSM
comments : 2
photoWhat is the recommended way to recover from a cycling-related lower back 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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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: Triathlon with Disk Replacement

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

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?

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?
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