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.