Exercise is Medicine

Back pain is one of the most common types of chronic pain.

Correctly prescribed exercise is one of the most effective strategies to treat chronic back pain. We prescribed exercise as a medicine to treat your back pain so you can return to the activities you enjoy.

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Exercise Physiology Treatment For Low Back Pain

The rates of chronic lower back pain in Australia are at an all-time high. Whilst there are many treatment options out there, most are simply symptom relief and not strategies to provide long term treatment of back pain. One of the most effective evidence-based treatment for back pain is exercise. Experienced exercise physiologist treat lower back pain caused by a variety of conditions. These include but are not limited too: back pain caused by a bulging disc/s; back pain caused by facet joints and arthritis; post back surgery. Exercise is a medicine to treat chronic back pain. It is important to note that every exercise program to treat back pain is unique and specific to each individual. The end goal is always the same: to relieve your back pain and get you back to doing the things you enjoy.

Exercise Physiology Treatment Program

There is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” approach to treating back pain. Every person suffering from back pain will respond differently to treatment, which is why exercise physiology is so effective in treating this condition. Treatment of low back pain will usually start with targeted mobility exercises. Then, a specific strengthening program to alleviate your pain while improving your stability is prescribed. Your treatment is specifically tailored to your goals while also ensuring that you exercise in the safest possible way. Please contact us or book an appointment online for more information.