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What is the best sport for a person having disc pain in hi back?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
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In brief: Swim, bike at gym

Assuming you mean the low back, swimming and use of a recumbent (chair-like seat) stationary bike are usually the best options.
Most true sporting activities are usually suspended while one has pain related to a disc tear, bulge or herniation. Common sense prevails and nonpainful low impacti/ntensity activities that do not require heavy pushing, pulling, lifting and rapid twisting should be ok.

In brief: Swim, bike at gym

Assuming you mean the low back, swimming and use of a recumbent (chair-like seat) stationary bike are usually the best options.
Most true sporting activities are usually suspended while one has pain related to a disc tear, bulge or herniation. Common sense prevails and nonpainful low impacti/ntensity activities that do not require heavy pushing, pulling, lifting and rapid twisting should be ok.
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