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    Quick update: taking time off from squatting...

    Quick update:

    taking time off from squatting and deadlifting. Stopped seeing my physical therapist and instead been going to a sports medicine chiro. She's providing me tremendous help by...
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    about to take a complete (but short) break

    just did my last leg day before vacation. Didn't want to use a belt, as I heard that when recovering one should not teach the body to rely on the belt. I remember that I first started using a belt...
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    That's so weird! I feel like my body is barely...

    That's so weird! I feel like my body is barely holding itself together during the lifts, since the injury happened. Although, I think it's very true that mind over matter. It's a very mental process....
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    I really really really want to deadlift tomorrow....

    I really really really want to deadlift tomorrow. I want to at least lift 115 for 5s. I want to be able to ignore the pinching feeling in my back. According to my PT my nervous system seems to...
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    I need to know what you do in yoga that keeps the...

    I need to know what you do in yoga that keeps the back pain away!!!!
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    7wks post-injury

    I found yoga helpful in alleviating my back pain. I realized i have tremendous stiffness built up in my glutes and hamstrings, which makes it impossible for me to bend down. I also have skipped...
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    i noticed recently that my hamstring insert to...

    i noticed recently that my hamstring insert to the pelvic bone is also injured....just a dull ache whenever. i feel that high reps of squats won't help with its recover..... but it may just heal...
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    hahaha :p or i'm actually suffering from the 20...

    hahaha :p or i'm actually suffering from the 20 repetitions of one movement that puts a toll on my low back
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    rehab day 7 squats up to 115lbsx15 (70% max)...

    rehab day 7
    squats up to 115lbsx15 (70% max) (note to self: make sure to warm up incrementally with lower reps)
    deadlifts up to 105lbsx20 (60% max). low back muscle feel flimsy. good thing i was...
  • Hi all, thanks for the kind responses! A quick...

    Hi all, thanks for the kind responses! A quick update:

    I've followed the Starr Rehab for 7 days (well, skipped 2 days bc of back muscle fatigue from previous days). I'm still benching, and doing...
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    Rehab day 3: intensive warm up 3x25 squats...

    Rehab day 3:
    intensive warm up
    3x25 squats 55/65/75lbs
    3x20 halting deads empty bar
    assisted pull ups and accessory pull day works

    so far no pain in the back, still have a pulling sensation...
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    update: started doing a modified (? maybe) Starr...

    update: started doing a modified (? maybe) Starr Rehab. this protocol was designed for muscle belly tear, not tendon injuries. Although I'm guessing my injury involves both muscle and tendons, I'll...
  • Just looked up the McGill big 3 - looks like some...

    Just looked up the McGill big 3 - looks like some good exercises to help strengthening the core. thanks!
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    update: unable to squat or deadlift without...

    update:

    unable to squat or deadlift without pain. Still benching. It's been 4 weeks and nothing is really improving. I can sit for long times without pain though, so at least I can focus on work a...
  • Lower back injury - Starr Rehab? Please help

    Hi forum! I injured my lower back (right side) exactly 4 weeks ago. I started seeing a physical therapist once a week for 2 weeks now. The therapist wanted to see an MRI but my doctor didn't think it...
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    ok, update from doctor's appointment: my...

    ok, update from doctor's appointment:

    my injury is probably not spinal. the pain and other symptoms alleviate with time. which means it's just a muscle/tendon strain. if it was a herniated disc,...
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    great news: i screwed my back for the 3rd time...

    great news: i screwed my back for the 3rd time this morning attempting some squats.
    i'm out for the next two weeks, period. i'm such a fool for thinking that it would be ok to squat after the 2nd...
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    Thanks! Depending on how much I'm lifting. I...

    Thanks! Depending on how much I'm lifting. I don't round at all during warm ups since it's light. I usually round a little in the last 2 reps (if I do 5) at maybe 85-90%. Usually it's not a big deal...
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    I love that pineapple flavor! haha. i also like...

    I love that pineapple flavor! haha. i also like the orange flavor. so weird.
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    great i just pulled my lower back again. only 5...

    great i just pulled my lower back again. only 5 days from the first injury. going to seriously SKIP deadlifts. i can't believe i thought it was ok to pull this morning.
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