Resources for People with Back Pain
Back pain is very common and it is now your turn. This is not your fault. You have back pain because you are human. It is not because you have done anything wrong.
Normal daily tasks can be hard when you have back pain. It can also result in time off work and costly treatment. This does not have to be the case.
The best ways to manage back pain are free. They involve getting back to normal activity and work as soon as you can.
For a long time back pain was poorly understood. Luckily, a lot is now known about what does and does not help recovery.
How you think and behave affects your recovery much more than what you have done to your back.
Things which get in the way of recovery include:
While your experience of back pain will not be exactly the same as other people’s, the things which will help you get better are the same.
“There’s a fear that I’m going to be like this forever”
WATSANA, 24 YEAR OLD WOMAN