Exercise and that’s all?

By far the most popular post I’ve written was the one about sticky back beliefs. You’d think from the response that I’d revolutionised the world! But basically, all I said was how we view our pain makes an enormous difference to how we experience it. It’s the same for exercise. Exercise can be such a…

Sticky back beliefs

Do you know the truth about your back? Let’s check it out: What did you say? Backs are actually amazingly well-designed. The vertebrae are linked together by strong ligaments, supported by powerful muscles, and yet they’re flexible enough to let you curl into a wee ball or twist to look behind or reach high above…

Exercise for chronic pain

Exercise. How on earth could anyone expect a person with chronic pain to exercise – surely it’s only going to INCREASE pain? The short answer is “YES” it’s likely to increase pain – BUT without exercising you’ll be able to do less and less over time. Exercising is good for chronic pain, but it’s got…