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Injury Prevention Blog #5: Lower Back

John Robinson

Tags injury, lower back, mma, News, prevention, Strain, stretch, ufc

Get Back on the Mat   I have a slipped disk. The doctor said I have lumbago. I’ve got sciatica. My back went out.   Chances are you or someone you know has uttered these common phrases before. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints of American adults over the age of eighteen. It is one of the most frequent reasons for doctor’s visits and is one of the leading causes for missed work in the U.S. In 2010, the estimated direct cost for treatment of low back pain was fifty billion dollars....