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IF YOU HAVE A FEVER, COUGH OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH (even if you have NOT travelled or have been in contact with someone who has) PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE PRACTICE AND CALL US ON 01275 832 285 FOR TELEPHONE ADVICE FROM A CLINICIAN.

CHANGES TO THE ADVICE LINE

Our Doctors and Nurse Practitioners provide an emergency telephone advice line, so if you are looking for emergency advice only, please call the surgery between 2pm-4.30pm and leave your details and a brief summary of the problem. A clinician will return your call within 24 working hours. Please provide a telephone number where we can reach you between 9am and 6pm.

PLEASE BE AWARE THE NEW CLOSING TIME OF THE ADVICE LINE IS 4.30PM NOT 5.30PM

Back Pain Exercises

Here are some suggested exercises to try if you are experiencing backpain.

If you have any of the following symptoms since the onset of your back pain you should contact your GP immediatly before starting these exercises:

  • changes to bowel and bladder function
  • numbness around the anal region
  • weakness into the legs
  • tingling / numbness pain into both legs
  • sudden unexplained weight loss
  • sleep disturbance due to your back pain

Beginner Back Exercises / Stretches

This first video explains some of the common causes for back pain.

These exercises can commonly help for back pain and can be done on a regular basis to prevent the recurrence of back pain.

Intermediate Back Exercises - Stage 1

We recommend these exercises to help strengthen the core muscles.

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Intermediate Back Exercises - Stage 2

If you are comfortable with stage 1 back exercises, progress to stage 2 to help strengthen your spine further.

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Advanced Back Exercises

If you are comfortable with stage 2 back exercisesprogress to advanced back exercises to help strengthen your spine further.

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Exercises Recommended for Back Posture

This video gives you some suggestions of things you can to do improve your back posture.

 
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