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I workout a lot and one day during my deadlift, I exceded my limit. So, I had a little pain a while after that in my lower back and it evolved a little bit. I went to the doctor and checked it. He told me that it is a lower back pain in the tendons right in the lumbar region. He gave me some muscle relaxant and it really helped for that time. After I finished the treatment the pain stayed but not like before. So I started stretch more when working out and focused on the form not on the weight. But it has been 4 months and the pain still there. Some said it may be a chronic lower back pain. Is there some kind of workout that might help to cure it?

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Great visual! Try implementing lots of stretching and core work as indicated in the photo.

Planks help, back extensions & supermans as well.

There could be a good possibility your abdominal area is a bit stronger and pulling forward causing more strain on your lower back to balance it out.

Another possibility is your form can be off on the deadlift. I would highly recommend you try and find a way to see yourself deadlifting to get an idea of where your for could be off.

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Summit Medical Group has some great rehabilitation resources. Here are some strengthening and stretching exercises they recommend for people with low back pain.

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On the page linked above, they also suggest sports and activities to avoid, as well as activities that are good for people with lower back problems.

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