An Athletic Back Pain

Back pain commonly challenges serious athletes.  In this post I wanted to share an acupuncture success story about a marathon runner who came to my office for acupuncture treatment.

This patient came to me after developing back pain while training for  the New York Marathon.  He was building up strength and running time when he developed pain in the lower back on the right side.  The pain was most intense after running and sometimes traveled down through the butt.  Back stiffness and spasms were also a problem.

After a visit to his orthopedist and an MRI, he was diagnosed … Read More