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Marathon After Back Surgery-Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Physical Therapy & Rehab, Jul 5, 2011

Lower back pain is very common. If you lift, bend or twist wrong, you can pull a muscle, pinch a nerve or even cause a herniated disc. Many times those injuries will get better on their own. Sometimes you need surgery. Here's a story about a woman with debilitating back pain who ran the Boston marathon soon after surgery to repair a bulging disc.

Tags: tech, back, Matthew Clark PhD, Medical Edge, Back surgery, back pain

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