One of the scariest things that can happen in the life of a young athlete is having to deal with injuries. The uncertainty of getting good treatment and the rehab process is something that keeps even the toughest athletes up at night. One of the scariest injuries that young athletes have to deal with are injuries to their Low Back.It’s hard to know whether or not you have a minor injury that is caused by overuse or something more serious that could require surgery and keep you out of competing longterm.
The good news is that once you understand the usual core causes of low back pain in young athletes, you can actually do something about it with some very simple and inexpensive treatments. More importantly, once you understand the underlying cause of your low back issues, you can also do a lot to avoid the things that caused it (and get your body over the issue before it becomes a long term problem). On rare occasion, some athletic low back injuries do require surgeries and long term rehab. Most often, however, Lower Back issues in Athletes are caused by common injuries that are easy to treat if acted upon quickly. Understanding this can save you a lot of money and rehab time and get you back to competing fast. So… what are some of the most common Low Back Injuries in Athletes and how can you get them treated quickly?