Treating Low Back Pain during Exercise and Athletics: Complete with Prevention and Rehabilitation Strategies (Paperback)

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Many of us just accept occasional episodes of low back pain (LBP) as a normal part of life, but these episodes of LBP can have both devastating monetary and training consequences. Your insurance money may be used up. The pain may have dissipated, but you're still not sure how to progress through the next steps. What if it happens again? Should you train or exercise as hard as before?

What do you do when you're past the worst of the pain and want to resume training, but you don't feel physically, mentally or emotionally ready?

Often after a severe case of LBP, you may be too scared to train like you did prior to the injury, and it turns out you should be At least until you understand why LBP almost always re-occurs and what you can do to prevent it. Don't let LBP affect your ability to stay active and keep enjoying your favorite activities

In Treating Low Back Pain during Exercise and Athletics, I share very specific strategies for general LBP prevention among athletes such as sport enthusiasts, CrossFitters, weightlifters, and runners. These principles are helpful for anyone participating in athletics as well as those implementing a healthy lifestyle. You'll learn how to address specific causes of LBP as well as the best practices on how to prevent and self-treat when you experience an episode of LBP. In this step-by-step LBP rehabilitation guide (complete with photos and detailed exercise descriptions), you will discover how to implement prevention and rehabilitation strategies to eliminate pain and get back to training and exercise sooner. Let's get started

About the Author

Ben Shatto, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS is a doctor of physical therapy and is a board certified Orthopaedic Certified Specialist in Physical Therapy as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Ben's goal is to help proactive adults of all ages to understand how to safely self-treat and manage common musculoskeletal, neurological, and mobility related conditions in a timely manner so they can reach their optimal health without breaking the bank by utilizing the overpriced healthcare system in the United States.Ben's physical therapy practice is primarily dedicated to helping clients learn how to self-treat orthopaedic conditions and how to manage chronic health issues. He works with people of all ages and abilities ranging from office workers to runners, CrossFitters, to those with fibromyalgia, severe arthritis or other degenerative conditions. His passion is to empower people with education, guidance, and motivation, so that they may achieve optimal health.Ben is the author of the website He is a frequent contributor to popular websites and podcasts including: Marathon Training Academy, The Longevity and Biohacking Show, and Competitor Magazine.Ben runs recreationally and occasionally competes (as time allows) in races ranging from the 10k to the marathon. He is always experimenting with different training protocols and training methods, along with regularly participating in CrossFit, weightlifting, and jujitsu.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781548117108
ISBN-10: 1548117102
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: November 8th, 2017
Pages: 162
Language: English