The role of exercises in recovery


Exercises are an important part of recovering from back and neck pain. This has been recognised by the recent NICE guidelines (2009)
Most often manipulation is particularly helpful in the early stages of treatment. Once pain levels have reduced, exercises are helpful to improve muscle control and mobility of the spine. Andrew Gilmour often prescribe exercises as part of a treatment programme of for the prevention of recurring problems.
Over the coming months you will see self help exercises shown here in written and short video clip format so that visitors to the site and patients can download them for their own use.
Pilates exercises are extremely helpful in the prevention of recurring problems and are also a stepping stone from active treatment to more vigorous sporting or leisure activities
Michael Mann is a pilates teacher here at 10 Fonnereau Rd and he has useful great selection of pilates excercises at

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