Back Pain Poll

Discussion in 'Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by Fishoutdoors2016, May 1, 2016.

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Does your back pain cause discomfort or limit your time seated during your hunt?

  1. Yes

    8 vote(s)
    47.1%
  2. No

    9 vote(s)
    52.9%
  1. Fishoutdoors2016

    Fishoutdoors2016 Newb

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    Does your back pain cause discomfort or limit your sitting time during your hunt?
     
  2. buckshank

    buckshank Weekend Warrior

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    I had surgery on my back 5 yrs ago. I do have pain every now and then but the main thing I make sure of when hanging stands is the seat is level I have some sort of back support, and if I can't have both I look elsewhere. Also I exercise usually weight train and cross fit and ride my bike it really helps
     
  3. remmett70

    remmett70 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    My sitting time is limited by getting a sore butt.


    leaving myself open......
     
  4. Bowsage

    Bowsage Weekend Warrior

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    I find standing most of the time eliminates discomfort. When I was in my twenties it wasn't unusual for me to stand from sun up to sundown. Nowadays about three hours at a time.
     
  5. kgtech

    kgtech Weekend Warrior

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    i vote no cause i still have a good back
     
  6. Bootlegger

    Bootlegger Grizzled Veteran

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    I had back surgery 4 years ago. I stand up 80% of the time. Much better than sitting for me.

    Sent from my SM-S820L
     
  7. Spear

    Spear Grizzled Veteran

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    I stand up or put one knee on my seat (then switch knees) for about 20 minutes every 3-4 hours on stand. It helps my back, butt, and keeps the blood flowing in the legs. I'd be miserable if I didn't do it.
     
  8. early in

    early in Grizzled Veteran

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    I don't get back pain, but I'll stand up periodically to stretch and loosen things up a bit.
     
  9. Fix

    Fix Grizzled Veteran

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    Only time I'm in the stand longer then 4-5 hrs is the magic 3-5 days a year
     
  10. Sota

    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    When I sit I do not move, I literally try to not move unless I really have to. It leaves me in all kinds of different pains after sitting 3 hours. I have wore my tens machine in the stand in the past and will again in the future.
     
  11. gutone4me

    gutone4me Grizzled Veteran

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    When I purchase stands now days I pay the most attention to the seat. Good stand seat and no issues.
     
  12. cocowheats

    cocowheats Weekend Warrior

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    why dont you just move around
     
  13. happyhunter

    happyhunter Weekend Warrior

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    Beginning about 10 years ago, I only buy stands with a sling style seat. I can sit comfortably for 2+ hours without standing up to stretch. Since I started sleeping with a pillow between my legs, I haven't had a stiff/sore back in months
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Because movement gets you busted by deer you probably don't see.
     
  15. Fix

    Fix Grizzled Veteran

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    I'm fairly sure most bow hunters have encountered the ninja deer... You look around and nothing take a breath, look around again and BAM whitetail. Everytime you move you must assume that you are being watched...
     

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