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    Ok so recently I went to gym and had an intense work-out session on my back and triceps. The only thing is that i pushed my lower-back muscles very very hard. An now im paying the price for it, i have intense back pain and can hardly get myself out of bed.

    Because the pain was too much I id not go into Uni today, I cant keep this up as I have to go in and work with my partner on coursework and i ave some tests on friday.

    And I can usualy handle pain but this is intense, i cant do anyhitng except stand up straight, if i try to bend over to pick something up it.. well lets say i havent bothred picking anyhitng up unless its woth the pain.

    Im not sure what to do, the work-out session was on saturdy and i tohught the pain would have gone by now, I have been using a hot-water bottle and that sothes the pain for a while then it flares up again.

    And since i didnt get to go into uni today it thought i would post it here.

    thanks
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    buy some deepheat soothing cream, you can pick that up from boots, superdrug and most pharmacies just over the counter. If the pain doesnt ease within 3 days I would recommend a massage or maybe even acupuncture.
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    See a doctor/physio.
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    This exact thing has happened to my boyfriend when he was doing weighted squats I think. Now he's had it for over a week to the point he's struggling to put his shoes on. He went to the physio at uni who's told him he has some sort of spinal damage, i.e possibly a slipped disc. The doctors won't see him till next week and I think all they'll be able to do is refer him to a physio with the NHS which probably won't do much. I suggest if your pain lasts for more than a few days go check it out sooner rather than later as your spine is a pretty important thing!
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    agree with others go to drs and find out what is going on.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Ok so recently I went to gym and had an intense work-out session on my back and triceps. The only thing is that i pushed my lower-back muscles very very hard. An now im paying the price for it, i have intense back pain and can hardly get myself out of bed.

    Because the pain was too much I id not go into Uni today, I cant keep this up as I have to go in and work with my partner on coursework and i ave some tests on friday.

    And I can usualy handle pain but this is intense, i cant do anyhitng except stand up straight, if i try to bend over to pick something up it.. well lets say i havent bothred picking anyhitng up unless its woth the pain.

    Im not sure what to do, the work-out session was on saturdy and i tohught the pain would have gone by now, I have been using a hot-water bottle and that sothes the pain for a while then it flares up again.

    And since i didnt get to go into uni today it thought i would post it here.

    thanks
    As Snowcloud said, this exact thing happened to me. I would seriously recommend going to A&E, I'd spent ages waiting for it to subside and it didn't, so popped into A&E and within a couple of hours I'd had an x-ray. Fortunately for me, nothing was wrong with my spine but because the spine is a fundamental part of your physiology (housing part of the CNS and being responsible for basic motor functions) any injuries to your back have to be looked at straight away. I'm sat here in pain but at least I know it'll heal if I let it rest. So yes, definitely go get it checked out. Alot of people go to hospital about far less.
    You could go to physio or a doctor but they'll just refer you to an x-ray ward so I suggest just going in yourself instead of getting a referral.
    I did mine with the latest leg workout on here http://nomorefailure.tumblr.com/. Just poor form with the jump squats I think. It's really annoying as it's taken me out of the game for at least a couple of weeks =/
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    Bit of extra advice: Never try to lift more weight than you can comfortably handle, and make sure your form is perfect each and every rep. I know you probably know this, but as we've both done the same thing it's probably worth mentioning =P
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    For back pain please directly contact with physiotherapist. Then you will get completely relief. Otherwise back pain might affect on your total health.
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    Hello Arrian,
    You are trying all the medicine for migraine still you are wondering. My suggestion is that consult to migraine specialist. He will be a right person for better help. He will first examine what is the problem of yours accordingly provide the treatment.
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    If you go to the doctor the hospital they will probably just tell you to take some ibuprofen and get plenty of bed rest.
    I suffer from extremely bad back pain and have done for 5 years or so.
    The majority of back cases are just inflammation through working out too hard and too often (like you seem to have) and there is nothing they can really do... You probably wouldnt get referred for an Xray because its muscle and not the spine.

    If it still hurts in a few days after taking painkillers then go to the doctor and explain. They will just poke and prod your back for a bit and they might prescribe you with some stronger painkillers and anti - inflammatories (usually diclofenac)
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    Hello twinkletoes

    Do some exercise, Avoid pulling weight?
    And important thing is that while sleeping do not use pillow. It will affect on blood circulation. You will find some rest to your back. Try to do that.
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    (Original post by gabjam)
    As Snowcloud said, this exact thing happened to me. I would seriously recommend going to A&E, I'd spent ages waiting for it to subside and it didn't, so popped into A&E and within a couple of hours I'd had an x-ray. Fortunately for me, nothing was wrong with my spine but because the spine is a fundamental part of your physiology (housing part of the CNS and being responsible for basic motor functions) any injuries to your back have to be looked at straight away. I'm sat here in pain but at least I know it'll heal if I let it rest. So yes, definitely go get it checked out. Alot of people go to hospital about far less.
    You could go to physio or a doctor but they'll just refer you to an x-ray ward so I suggest just going in yourself instead of getting a referral.
    I did mine with the latest leg workout on here http://nomorefailure.tumblr.com/. Just poor form with the jump squats I think. It's really annoying as it's taken me out of the game for at least a couple of weeks =/
    Don't know why they would have x-rayed you if the story's the same as the OP, as it wouldn't show anything. I would never have x-rayed with this story - needless exposure for no benefit

    As advised, see a physio and/or your GP, for treatment and/or strong painkillers
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    hi,
    I am also suffering from severe back pain. I consult many doctors but, only get relief for the time, I take medicine.
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    (Original post by j00ni)
    Don't know why they would have x-rayed you if the story's the same as the OP, as it wouldn't show anything. I would never have x-rayed with this story - needless exposure for no benefit

    As advised, see a physio and/or your GP, for treatment and/or strong painkillers
    They x-rayed me because the physiotherapist said she was fairly sure it wasn't muscle damage due to random shooting pains in my right shin and calf, and random occurrences of pins and needles (more than usual), so it may have been nerve damage caused by pressure from a potentially damaged spine. Had that actually been the case, then an x-ray would certainly have been necessary. As it was, it was apparently swelling around my spine causing pressure on nerves, which subsided along with the pains it was causing.
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    Acupuncture works amazingly well
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    (Original post by gabjam)
    They x-rayed me because the physiotherapist said she was fairly sure it wasn't muscle damage due to random shooting pains in my right shin and calf, and random occurrences of pins and needles (more than usual), so it may have been nerve damage caused by pressure from a potentially damaged spine. Had that actually been the case, then an x-ray would certainly have been necessary. As it was, it was apparently swelling around my spine causing pressure on nerves, which subsided along with the pains it was causing.
    As in your case an x-ray is usually normal in such cases, and therefore wouldn't be done in most people as an emergency. You needed an MRI via GP or specialist presumably to get a definitive diagnosis. The x-ray in no way furthered the diagnosis
 
 
 
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