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Lower Back Injury

Joe ShuenJJoe Shuen Posts: 1
edited 12/04/2014 - 10:53 PM in Lower Back Pain
Hi Everyone,

My name is Joe, I am 21 years old.

Its has been roughly 7 months of lower back pain before my doctor suggested an MRI which detected a mild disk bulge of my L5/S1 discs.

The pain has been uncomfortable for the past 7 months, even with the recommended physio exercises. There is pain starting from my buttocks all the way down my left leg.

I've read that swimming could make my back better, and I started swimming lessons, learning the breaststroke now. However, I feel that it intensifies the pain. Im assuming that since i'm still learning my form technique isn't good, which causes the pain. I really want to speed up my road to recovery, as I consider myself an active person. Not doing and exercise is killing me.

Any ideas and advice?

Much Appreciated,


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