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A 32-year-old male asked:

I hurt my lower back doing stiff leg deadlifts. there is a bit of swelling in my lower back. it's been 5 days and it still hurts.

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Back pain : I have seen thousands of people with spinal pain. I can't tell you how important an in-person examination is needed to help you. Deadlifts can cause significant damage to the back, so fractures or damaged discs can occur.
Last updated Jan 11, 2020

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