On episode 25 of the Doc and Jock Podcast Dr. Danny and Coach Joe talk about the lower back. We all have one and if you train long enough the chances are that you will most likely tweak it. Before Danny and Joe talk about their own injuries the guys catch up on Joe’s Experience at the USAW National Championships. Joe went 4/6 posting a 266 total, made a connection with the gang at Third Pull Apparel, was coached by legendarily American Weighlifting Coach Don McCauley, and had a front row seat to watch American Records fall at the hands of CJ Cummings and Jared Fleming.
The guys quickly shift gears into the topic of the day, the lower back. Danny and Joe first relive their own experiences injuring the region. After which Danny lays out some important characteristics you should take note of to recognize an injury that may require emergency care. 1) If you lose bowl and bladder control get to the hospital as soon as possible 2) if you feel numbness and tingling on the inside of yo