H+ Performance Client Case Study – Generalised Lower Back Pain Caused by a Mild Disk Degeneration and a Small Vertebrae Bulge
Tim came to H+ Performance asking us to help him with his lower back pain. During the consultation he spoke about how he had been seeing a doctor for his lower back. He was yet to undergo an MRI, which revealed that he had a mild degeneration of the L5 – S1 vertebrae. The L5 vertebrae is at the base of the spine (Lumbar) where it meets the Sacrum, hence L5 – S1.
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DOMS, otherwise known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness is a common term used in the area of training and fitness. But what is it DOMS, why do we get it and how can we make it better? Is it okay to train when we are sore and are there things that we can do to help us recover from DOMS? We’ll be discussing all this in our blog below.
Some people love having a set routine which they follow almost every day, but others say that having a routine is too boring and lacks spontaneity and freedom. While having a routine sounds quite regimental, it is not to say that you need to do exactly the same thing every single day. Life happens, and plans do sometimes change but research has found that having a schedule that you use as a guide most days has a wide variety of benefits which we will discuss below.
As the name suggests, the posterior chain is made up muscles found on the posterior side of our body, mainly the gluteals, hamstrings and lower back but also the calfs, erector spinae and latissimus dorsi muscles. Although a lot of people train these muscles for aesthetic reasons, and why not, their function is by far a much bigger reason as to why you need to get them strong.