Lower back pain after shooting practice
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10-08-2010, 12:35 PM
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Jose, CA.
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I can only imagine it's caused by shooting practice.
I had a beerleague and pickup game earlier this week and my back was fine. Only after a morning sticktime yesterday did my lower back really start to hurt. The main focus of the sticktime was shooting the puck( and puck protection/possession, if that matters ).
I shoot right handed, it's on my right side, a muscle around one's belt-line( just at the top or just above one's hip ) near the spine.
I've taken some ibuprofen hoping to dull the pain.
Does anyone have advice to prevent it or how to treat/deal with it?
Is this something you don't normally do? I remember the same exact pain, except on the left (left handed shot) after pick up/practice but this was when I was first starting to play and my body wasn't used to the movement. Usually lasted a day or two but it went away the more I practiced and my body got used to what was happening.
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