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gauchos21
07-22-2008, 11:28 AM
hurt my lower back squatting a week and a half ago. I stopped doing lifting like squats and deadlifts, but the pain is still here. I have been running and playing basketball though.Should I also stop playing basketball for a while? And when should I be able to get back to my usual lifting? And any pointers to make sure I don't get hurt again because football season is right around the corner.

smokinHawk
07-22-2008, 11:55 AM
how did you hurt it,
is it just sore as a muscle type soreness or out of places type sore?

gauchos21
07-22-2008, 01:06 PM
it seems like its just the muscle

zen
07-22-2008, 01:16 PM
if you can still play bball then it is probably not that bad. Still, the back can get really cranky and take it's time recovering. Patience.

need4weights
07-23-2008, 03:20 PM
yeah if your still able to play bball its probably not that bad but since it still hurts i would go easy on it