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    Lower back and groin pain???

    When i run i get pain in my lower back (right hand side) that radiates into the buttock and groin areas.


    I've no idea how i've got this injury or what it is, and was wondering if anyone off the forum has suffered similar symptoms and can offer advise.


    Any recommendations, suggestions or guidance would be really appreciated.


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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Quote Originally Posted by Danbert View Post
    When i run i get pain in my lower back (right hand side) that radiates into the buttock and groin areas.
    I sometimes get this, mainly on the left side. It is worst when straightening up after a steep climb.
    Usually wears off though.

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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Any history of hamstring problems? I tore my right hamstring well and truly playing football five years ago and it still plays up from time to time. When it does it spreads up to my right lower back/buttock and groin. The hamstring and lower back are linked and I guess the groin may be a consequnece of the body compensating for the hamstring being weaker. I'm no doctor tho!

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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Not a doctor either....but wonder if it's a core muscle problem? Your psoas muscle (and one or two others) runs deep through the area and is an important stabiliser. Any injuries that you can remember? Any twists and falls? Any lower back problems in the past?
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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr1470 View Post
    Not a doctor either....but wonder if it's a core muscle problem?
    Good point Mr1470. My symptoms seem to have improved with some work on my core muscles and some resistance weights work on my hamstrings

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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Sounds like the begining of a disc protrusion.
    I have suffered from this for years.
    Get yourself a block of wood 10"x7"x3" and while laying on the floor place it under your bum.
    Lay there for a minute rock your knees to your chest to ease back out and do 15 (up to 30) sit ups . Repeat 3to4 times.
    Start on the 3" side work to the 7 and ultimatly the 10".
    I have to do this every day to keep running.
    By the way if you do a lot of swimming this can aggravate the back.

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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Thanks for the advice and guidance everyone.

    Because the pain is radiating from my lower back into my buttock the physio reckons i've copped for a tear in the large muscles or tendons that run down the back of my hips.

    Seemingly my lower back was very unflexible and tight with tight hip flexors and weak hamstring.

    It looks like this may have all been caused by the fact that i don't do any strength training or stretch muscles that are tight.

    Anyway i've been given exercises to do and told not to run again until i can run without feeling pain.

    Looks like the National is out of the question, hopefully i'll be back to have a jog round the Grizedale Forest Trail Race.

    The slightly worrying news is that this injury tends to recur, the good news is that i am able to carry on swimming in the mean time.
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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    ive had this problem for yrs danbert
    and it really gets me down
    not suffered as bad since i started doin 75% off road runnin
    mine is wear and tear on my discs caused by lyin on my back welding and generally lifting heavy objects
    when its bad it last for 2 weeks , ive tried boards , exercises, rest , painkillers, more tubes of deep heat
    the only relief is to get my wife or son to stand on my back and literally move the disc , i can feel it move back to place. the pain is excrutating whilst they do this
    swoop is right, ive had times when ive tried to straighten out after a climb and you take 20 or 30 strides to get upright

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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    Quote Originally Posted by A.P.E Knott View Post
    Sounds like the begining of a disc protrusion.
    I have suffered from this for years.
    Get yourself a block of wood 10"x7"x3" and while laying on the floor place it under your bum.
    Lay there for a minute rock your knees to your chest to ease back out and do 15 (up to 30) sit ups . Repeat 3to4 times.
    Start on the 3" side work to the 7 and ultimatly the 10".
    I have to do this every day to keep running.
    By the way if you do a lot of swimming this can aggravate the back.

    ape knott
    do you do this as a prevention more than a cure
    does it work after pain is bad
    often found these exercises need to be done regular like you say
    disc protrusion is what i have im sure
    doctor told me that an operation could be risky so ive always just grin and beared it but its hell when its bad
    worst time was when i could not move for 2 weeks a few yrs back and i had to be carried to hospital for treatment, physio really hurt me and i will never have it done again
    if you know a good physio i would like there number
    i dont normlly go more than 2/3 days without problems

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    Re: Lower back and groin pain?

    my backs gone again whilst doing hill reps tonight
    just rubbed loads of deap heat on it
    just hope i will be okay for the downfall race
    it may have to be a plod round if the pain doesnt go away

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