80% of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. Exercise your way to health: Back Pain will show you how to manage your back pain by helping you to understand the causes and how this affects your body and health. Armed with this information you can make informed choices about how you live your life. Paula Coates, a practising physiotherapist, will show you how to include a simple fitness programme in your life, whilst considering the specific challenges you face with acute and chronic back pain. You will start to see improvements within 6 weeks, when you can re-test your baseline fitness. This will be all the motivation you need to keep your new lifestyle on track to a happier and healthier you!
Paula Coates is a chartered physiotherapist, back pain specialist and author of Running Repairs. She writes for a number of fitness magazines and is a clinical lecturer for the MSc in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy at Kings College London. Paula is also a keen runner and has completed six marathons.