(though I am a female any I got it through competitive diving). My doctor, a world renowed sports
physician, told me that I had to avoid all types of
plyometric training for 6 months. For me, I was perscribed strong NSAIDs which were extremely helpful in reducing my back pain. Due to the fact that I was diagnosed the day before our conference championship meet, my recevery has been fairly unconventional but has worked thus far. Let me know if you have any questions. I am always willing to help.