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Rehab HQ Physiotherapy Clinic gives an insight on lower back pain
Back pain is a very common complaint. According to recent studies, approximately 93% of all Australians will have low back pain at least once in their lives.
Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and doctor visits. Although back pain may be painful and uncomfortable, it is not usually serious. In fact strong evidence shows us that by gradually returning to all your normal activities and staying active in the first 2 weeks after injury will lead to the best outcome. Therefore, keeping active is your best bet at getting your back injury sorted.
Exercise is a safe and great way to treat ongoing pain. Regular exercise helps to reduce pain, improve fitness, relax muscle tension, improve mood and strengthen the immune system. When you are in pain it can sometimes be hard to start exercise as under-used muscles become sore more easily than strong muscles. But remember, feeling sore during and after exercise isn’t a sign of harm or damage, just the body is getting used to moving and strengthening your back again.
If you are unsure of what exercises to do, it is best to see a Physiotherapist for a back specific strengthening program or to start Clinical Reformer Pilates.
At REHAB HQ, the team see a whole spectrum of cases from office workers, new mothers, elite sportspeople and retirees suffering from back pain. As part of your treatment at REHAB HQ, the team can use Clinical Pilates exercises to help improve and eliminate your back pain.
Feel free to contact REHAB HQ Physiotherapy Clinics if you have back pain or are looking for some answers to any of your questions.
For some basic stretches to treat back pain please follow the link and watch our instructional REHAB HQ video by clicking here.
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