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Lower Back Pain After Deadlifts


#1

So today is back day, and Istarted with two sets of deadlifts. I went up by 5 lbs from last week (to 375), and on the first rep I heard a crack and could only pull 2 more reps on that set (I did 5 last time) and nothing on the next one. Afterwards my lower back hurt and I couldn't do the other lower back lifts in my routine and just did upper shit.

It still hurts to round it. I think I rounded my back some on that first rep.

Is this something I should seriously worry about? It's not searing, terrible pain, just pain as if I just did a lot of heavy lower back stuff. Is there anything I could do to increase recovery (I'm doing legs on friday and would especially like to be better by then)? What are your thoughts?


#2

where did the cracking noise come from? You may have herniated a disk.


#3

not sure. Ithink the way lower part of my back


#4

Don't diagnose just yet.

Get yourself assessed. Maybe you just tweaked a glute or something.


#5

should I go to a doctor about it or wait a little while and see if it clears up? Keep lifting as normal otherwise (unless there's pain)?


#6

You heard a crack THEn continued??

Not too smart. Lay off for a while.


#7

seems like it's more of a muscle/tendon thing than bone thing, it's not localized to the bone. I had no problems/pain with chest day and spent some time in a jacuzzi and that helped soothe it a bit. Hopefully should be fine soon. Probably by next week, hopefully by leg day friday (if not I'll just skip it).