Diagnosis and Treatment for Lower Back Pain in a Weightlifter
In today's episode we go over a case study for Diagnosis and Treatment for Lower Back Pain in a Weightlifter:
- 0:00 Intro
- 2:17 What caused my lower back pain? [Mechanism of injury]
- 2:40 Subjective examination - History taking, aggravating factors, symptoms
- 13:20 Objective examination - Dermatomal / myotomal testing, reflexes, range of motion, palpation, special tests
- 16:40 Diagnosis and assessment
- 17:33 Plan of care for physical therapy treatment
- 22:44 How I fixed my lower back pain during squats and deadlifts
- 24:05 What lifestyle activities needed to be modified?
- 28:32 How to modify training to respect the healing injury and rehabilitate
- 46:50 Identifying and correcting mobility limitations
- 48:23 Correct technique issues in squats, deadlifts and running
- 50:19 Gradually load the spine and return to your prior training program
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Show Notes / Relevant Articles:
- FPF Mini Course - 7 Reasons Why Injuries Happen in the Gym and What to do About it
- The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Lower Back Pain and Back to Squatting, Deadlifting and Olympic Lifts - With Modification Infographics
- The Best Exercises To Get Out of Lower Back Pain and Back to Training
- 6 Causes of Extension Based Low Back Pain in the Gym
- Physical Therapy Treatment for Lower Back Pain During Squats and Deadlifts: FPF Show Episode 22
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