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Cat-Cow strech question - what causes it to hurt

west-33wwest-33 Posts: 1
edited 01/10/2015 - 8:26 PM in Lower Back Pain
I recently hurt my back by lifting too much weight in my arms I when I do the "Cat Cow" or I think it is also called the "Angry Cat" stretch where you are on the floor with your hands and knees and arch your back up and down - I was wondering why do I feel pain when I arch downward to the floor with my stomach?

How long does it take before the soreness/pain to go away when doing that strech the PT person recommended. I'm not sure what type of back injury I have, but if there are any suggestions on how to speed the healing, let me know.

Thanks!
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  • LizLiz Posts: 9,709
    edited 01/10/2015 - 8:26 PM
    there is nobody medically qualified to advice you on this, if you think you have injured your back you need to see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment options?

    welcome message

    Liz, 

    Veritas-Health Forum Moderator

    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
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