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Old 10-09-2012, 09:52 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by SystemicAnomaly View Post
CF is absolutely right about ice. Whereas ice is usually the first plan of attack for injuries/pain for most joints and muscles, the back is another matter. Ice is rarely suggested/prescribed for the back, particularly the lower back.
I agree, for me heat usually does it, particularly for the lower back. Also what I've been told and I tend to agree with is when my back is sore, I rest it for days sometimes a week, this actually made it worse at times. My back loosens up and feels better when I actually do light exercise every few days. I don't think sitting around and resting it too much helps like if you have sore knees.
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