There are actual doctors, that just like you, like to lift and workout. AND are actually interested in helping injured athletes get back to the sport they love.
These guys/girls actually study for years on exactly how to do this. Its their living and for most their passion as well. Yeah sure there are the old school doc’s who will just shake their head and say “stop lifting”. DON’T GO TO THEM. And they will eventually go away.[/quote]
This is 100% false. Most, like 90% of, PTs ARE those old school docs that tell you to stop lifting and most of them are not lifters. The amount of PTs and doctors that are lifters themselves are rare. Everything is done by the book. These kids that are in physiotherapy and kinesiology are exactly the safe ones, the people that aren’t willing to push their bodies to the absolute max just to see how much they can take. They don’t experiment on themselves, they aren’t willing to get injuries in pursuit of greater performance.
That’s not to say you have to be stupid about it, you have to be smart about it so you don’t get an injury in the first place, but the more you push the higher your chance is and most PTs just aren’t willing to go there. In my experience, whenever I went against the advice of a PT I fixed myself. That’s why I don’t go to PTs anymore.
Definitely go for it and see a PT/sports doctor, BUT be very careful who you listen to, do background checks on PTs and sports doctors.
I’m willing to bet your posterior chain is not as strong as you think it is and not as active as you think it is. Sounds like tendinitis. Sleeping hams and glutes will do that to a squat. I had your exact issue. Haven’t had it since I started doing a ton of posterior work and activating my posterior in general. Also loosen up your femoral erectors and hip flexors.