13/04/2021 Gavin

Stay positive with chronic low back pain

Provider of self-help for lower back pain and sciatica, Clinical Director of Active X Backs and Edinburgh Osteopath Gavin Routledge answers the question “How do you stay positive with chronic low back pain?”

Topics covered are:

  • Why it’s important to stay positive
  • Revisiting the Pain Equation
  • Avoid Negative Outlook and Attention to Body Part
  • Have a Big Goal
  • Start low and build slow
  • Celebrate the wins
  • Stay focused – don’t look for quick fixes
  • Have a coach
  • Expect and plan for setbacks
  • Build habits

If you want much more personalised help – and to join thousands of others getting relief and prevention of low back pain and sciatica – you can start right now by getting a free online assessment. And we have a mini video course entitled “How to sit without low back pain”.

If you haven’t listened to Episodes 1-6 – our foundation episodes – please go back and start at the beginning! It will lay the foundation for you to make a long-term, sustainable recovery. And if you’d like a free online assessment of lower back pain / sciatica, just click the link. It will provide you with a guide as to whether you need to see a doctor or not, which exercises are most likely to relieve your particular pain, and a whole load more tips on recovering from and preventing lower back pain / sciatica.