Once the pain has settled down and you can move more freely, I recommend my patients to undertake a rehabilitation exercise programme. This is especially important for those with long-term or recurring pain.
This will help strengthen and stabilise the injured area and help prevent future reoccurrences. Research has shown that a combination of ‘hands-on’ treatment and rehabilitative exercises give the best long-term results.
As a Chiropractor, I prescribe home exercises to perform as part of my treatment. However, to get the best results I advise one-to-one rehabilitation programmes to maximise the benefit for my patients.
I work with several exercise professionals in the local area. I recommend: