Everyday I see people with back complaints and what I find is that in the first few days after a back injury, getting the right advice is very important. It can often be the difference between a back problem lasting a few days or lingering on for a long time and developing into a persistent problem.
In this video I go through 5 tips to help ensure you do the right things if you have suffered with a back injury.
In brief the 5 tips are to
1 – Don’t panic
2 – Assess
3 – Avoid any aggravating movements
4 – Pain management
5 – Gentle movements
If you follow these tips in the very early stages of hurting your back, it can make a difference to how quickly you get back to doing he things you love and need to do.
It is important to know that these tips will get you so far, however, in order to get the problem sorted properly and ensure that you do not you are not going to suffer with a back problem on an ongoing basis, my advice is to get it seen to by a physio who can assess and give you the best plan to get your ideal outcome.
If you are have hurt your back recently and are struggling to get back to the things you love doing then you can click on the button below and a physio will call you back to answer you questions and give you the advice you need.
Or you can call the clinic on 09064 66761 to talk to us nowClick here to request a call from a physio