Beginner Triathlete - Spinal Injuries articles

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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?
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photoI started playing basketball three times a week in addition to running and biking. Now, whenever I run any distance, the next day, I can hardly sit in my chair at work.
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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?
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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.
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photoSwimming and cycling are well tolerated sports. Running should be limited based upon an athlete’s pain and functional limitations.
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photoIs there any current literature or recommendations on this subject, and when do you know it's time to stop activities like running before the damage is done or worsened?
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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?
author : smeeko
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avatarA lot of us don’t spend too much time worrying about stretching and strengthening exercises for our lower back.
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