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Walking back from low back pain — what motivates people to start and stick to exercise

Lauren Finestone

A study into what motivates people to engage in programs for preventing low back pain offers practical recommendations to get people to engage with and stick to exercise programs.

We all know the many benefits of exercise. It can prevent disease, boost mental and physical well-being and can help prevent disabling low back pain from coming back. But even though we know this, we can probably all relate to having been given exercises to do by a physio but either not doing them at all or giving up after a short time.  The challenge for physios then is finding an exercise that patients will actually do while preventing f...

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Published 09 June, 2023