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Forum Name: Spinal problems and back pain

Question: mid and lower back pain


 problem - Fri May 08, 2009 9:59 am

Should i leave weightlifting/body building ? my back is paining since 2 or 3 weeks but still iam working out . the pain is because of weightlifting or something else ?
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Thu May 14, 2009 9:42 pm

User avatar Hello,
Your back pain may be from weightlifting; a good way to find out is to stop the activity for a few weeks to see how it feels. Do some other types of exercises (swimming, walking, stretching, push ups, squats, lunges) and see how it feels.

If it reduces then it is probably your routine.

Consulting an athletic trainer may help with your program as your technique or intensity may need some tweaking.

Take care.

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