If you’re suffering from back pain or stiffness, the best thing that you can do to regain movement is move.

1 in 3 adults say that back pain impacts everyday activities, including sleep.

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Do you sit for long periods of time hunched over a desk or a laptop? Or do you spend most of your day picking up and carrying small children? Modern living means that 54% of people who report back pain spend most of their day sitting.

Following guidance from our Movement Specialist, Tope Tikare, is to start moving again with confidence. Starting to move around again and looking after your back is the best way to start restoring your foundation in movement.

Do you work at a desk, or spend a big part of your day sitting down?
Aim to move every 20 minutes.

Step 1

Firstly, start by standing up, and sitting down a couple of times. Get yourself in the habit of moving again.

Step 2

If you want to step it up a gear, go for a walk up and down some stairs.

Step 3

Go for a brisk walk (or a gentle jog at lunchtime - also great for mindfulness and stress relief!

These exercises are designed to help you relieve any discomfort you may be feeling, and help strengthen your back against future injury or pain.

Tope Tikare

"Movement is life, life is movement. Moving freely will enhance your well being"

Tope Tikare
Movement Specialist, The Restored

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