I recently (5 wks ago) suffered a slipped disc at the L5/S1 level and am still in the process of recovery. I have always been very active and a keen skier/jogger. What I like to know is will my condition prevent me from doing these sports again and how long should I rest before commencing any form of training?
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replied May 19th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Disc slippage should not lead to stopping training. just don't lift heavy weights and maintain good posture and continue your exercise. if the pain in unbearable or the slipped disc is hindering recovery, consult a spine surgeon and let them have a look and decide next best management plan.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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