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News: Cowboys rookie safety Matt Johnson gets epidural shot to help relieve his lower back

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by Mr Cowboy, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Very reasonable, glad to at least hear more about the injury. Doesn't sound like a big deal really, I've done it myself. A couple of weeks, as JG said, and he should be fine.

    Hope to see him on the field soon.
  2. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I believe it's about balance. Similar to working abs to help with back issues. Strong quads can do the same with hamstrings.
  3. Howardlittleton64

    Howardlittleton64 Benched

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  4. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    OK, but my personal experience has shown the opposite to be true.
  5. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    A lot of people may not realize it, but the hamstrings are the prime movers along with the glutes in the squat. Especially a powerlifting style squat.
  6. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Squats usually begin toward the end of rehabilitation for a hamstring injury, shortly before running can resume.
  7. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    Not that big of a deal. I'm glad we waited before throwing Carter out there.
  8. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    Oh please he would be riding the bench even if healthy.
  9. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    i cant do squats anymore because of my lower back is so jacked up.
  10. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    This.
  11. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Maybe front squats would be better for you, I know its better for my back so I do them instead and its really helped.
  12. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    I do squats every day, quickly followed by my buttocks meeting with the seat I am utilizing


    I love this kid and hope he gets healthy and gets his shot soon...
  13. Cowboy4ever

    Cowboy4ever Well-Known Member

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    Not me, I plan to live forever.. so far so good!
  14. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    My L4 and L5 are herniated disc. Got an the same shot in January. Like new for 8 months. It Just started to get inflamed again. Which is expected. Ortho and surgeon say 2-3 a year is the max they recommend and or will perform.
  15. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Don't these shots contain steroids? Cortisone or the like?
  16. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    I hope they gave him some cream for his vaginitis as well.

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