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22 Mar 2007

lower back pain
hi there sport Injury Doc,

i am about to embark on a weight training program, however i injured my back years ago, had an operation, and still suffer from lower back pain now and again. What exercises should i avoid, to prevent injury? and what other weight training exercises do u recomend?


Thanx

Mary Ann vd Post
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sports injuries

01 Jan 0001



Hi mary-ann

Excessive flexion exercises and excessive overloading. Also start low and work your way up.

DrP
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