Internal Disc Disruption after a weight lifting exercise.
am 26 years old and very active.
do some form of exercise at least 4-6 times a week whether it was
weight lifting, running, boxing, hiking and so on.
last year I felt something in my back go when I was going a weight
lifting exercise in the gym.
time the pain wasn't bad and took a week off and resumed working out.
a few weeks the pain came back and I took two weeks of and then I
was able to work out for about 4 months with little pain until the
pain got so bad that I couldn't continue.
two months off and started doing some very light stretching and some
work with TRX cables but my back started to hurt even after that light
worried that the 4 months I kept working out has worsened the condition
and possibly caused it not to be able to heal by itself.
going for an MRI this week but was wondering if anyone could offer
advice from experience.
really hoping that just rest will heal it.
you very much for your question.
been demonstrated that Internal Disc Disruption may be the causative
factor in about three-quarters of severely acute nonspecific low
back pain patients.
step in the Internal Disc Disruption process is for the disc to first
degenerate (lose water content and become brittle) and then (usually
because of trauma to the back or neck) tear open from the inside out.
Disc Disruption can both 'cause' disc degeneration and result from
Disc Disruption is a very, very tough condition to treat, especially
since the diagnosis is fairly controversial to begin with and
many primary doctors have never even heard of it.
90% of all Internal Disc Disruption sufferers will obtain satisfactory
relief from their pains by just hanging in there and using conservative
it's very easy for the patient to become frustrated by the fact that
Internal Disc Disruption often takes many months (18 month on average)
treatment options include the following: Medication, Gentle Traction
treatments (via RPT or Chiropractor), VAX-D, and non-dynamic spinal
stabilization training/exercise and swimming / walking.
thing to do is just sit around and do nothing.
stay as active as possible without flaring yourself up.
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