Back Surgery for Marathon Runner
Lower back pain is very common. If you lift, bend or twist wrong, you can pull a muscle, pinch a nerve or even cause a herniated disc. Many times those injuries will get better on their own. Sometimes you need surgery.
Watch the video to the right of this article to hear the story of a woman who was living with debilitating back pain, who ran the Boston Marathon soon after surgery to repair a bulging disc.
For more information visit the Mayo Clinic's website at Mayo Clinic Online
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