Entries in pain prevention (2)

Tuesday
Jan172017

Why Physiotherapists Emphasize Prevention

As humans we often have to be motivated in some way before we actually take to action on so many tasks.  Life is busy and our “list” of “to do’s” can seem endless and can add considerable stress to our lives.  
PAIN is not only a great motivator to call us to action to address health problems we face, it is also a considerable stress.  When we are in pain our ability to function is compromised and it can become impossible to cross many things off that “list.”  
It may be surprising to know that physiotherapists and chiropractors and massage therapists have extensive training, not only in treating existing painful dysfunctions, but in preventing these dysfunctions from manifesting by identifying predisposing factors and working on their correction.

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Tuesday
Sep202011

Your Physio Can Design a Back Pain Exercise Programme

We all know that back pain is one of the most frequent pain complaints in western societies, if not across the world. However, for most people back pain is well manageable and should not be the cause for giving up activity or feeling greatly negative about the future. Regular physical exercise is known to improve muscle strength and endurance and may protect against future episodes which are the overwhelmingly typical pattern for back pain to follow.

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