ShFIT Talk #7 - Back Injuries & Recovery

Did you know that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, back injuries account for 1 of every 5 injuries and illnesses in the workplace and 80% of these back injuries occur to the lower back. It doesn't matter what your age, back pain can affect people of all ages, from adolescents to the elderly. If you do contact sports like football, rugby or jiu-jitsu your chances of experiencing back injuries are even higher.


The lumbar spine is often the site of back pain and results from a variety of things, but happens when damage, wear, or trauma to the bones, muscles, or other tissues occurs in back.