Click & Book Online Now

Call us now: 023 8025 3317

scrollarrow

Active Backs

Do you suffer with ongoing or recurrent back pain that affects your daily life? Did you know that exercising is the most effective way to manage low back pain! 

Active Backs at goPhysio is a supervised, clinical, group exercise programme to help people manage back pain positively and effectively. 

Who is it for? 

Active Backs is ideal for people:

  • With recurrent, persistant or ongoing back pain 
  • Who want to be pro-active about managing their back pain
  • Who want to gain confidence exercising despite their pain
  • Who want to learn more about back pain, how to manage it and how to improve it 
  • Who want to use exercise to help relieve and ease their back pain longer term

What does Active Backs involve? 

Active Backs is a weekly, supervised, small group exercise programme held at goPhysio in Chandlers Ford. The weekly Active Backs session consists of:  

  • A gentle warm up and 50 minutes of a circuit based exercise class led by one of our Physiotherapists or Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists
  • A range of exercises designed to improve your fitness, strength, flexibility, mobility, posture and stability
  • Education and advice to help you learn more about back pain and managing it positively 

There is a maximum of 6 people per session, so that the sessions are well supervised and you can have the benefit of being both well supported and progressed and enjoying exercising with other people!  

When is Active Backs? 

Active Backs is held every Tuesday from 10 - 11am. 

How do I book Active Backs?

You can buy class passes for Active Backs, online.

  • Single class (PAYG) £12.50 (1 month expiry)
  • 5 class pass £55 (2 month expiry)
  • 10 class pass £100 (3 month expiry)

First you'll need to sign up for a Studio Bookings account online. You can do this here

Once you've signed up, you can purchase class passes online (your first class when you sign up is free!). Class passes can be used for all our studio classes (with the exeption of Clinical Pilates), including pregnancy PilatesYoga and Positive Steps, exercise classes for older people. 

Take a look here for - A step by step guide to booking online.

Before you come along to your first class, please complete this form, so that the Therapist can find out a little more about your back pain and tailor the classes accordingly.

How will Active Backs help me? 

The aim of the Active Backs exercise programme, is to help you:

  • Learn how to exercise to get you and your back fit
  • Have the confidence to exercise safely and without aggrivating your pain 
  • Increase confidence in using your spine normally
  • Learn about your back and how to manage your symptoms
  • Learn how to prevent further problems in the future
  • Learn how to cope if your symptoms flare up
  • Gain crucial knowledge – the key to long lasting recovery
  • Promote self management of back pain through advice and education
  • Teach appropriate exercises which will help improve your back pain and help you live an active lifestyle
  • Help you learn techniques to help prevent your pain coming back or getting worse in the future
  • Increase your confidence in using your back normally

More About Back Pain 

Low back pain affects nearly everyone at some point in their lives. For some people, back pain can become a recurrent & persistent part of their life. Sometimes it isn’t possible to find a specific cause for the pain. It could be a combination of several structures in the back, including joints, discs & connective tissues that is causing tension, soreness and/or stiffness in the lower back area. In cases where no specific cause can be found for the back pain and any serious problems have been ruled out, the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) have developed guidelines for the treatment of persistent low back pain.

It is based on these guidelines that Active Backs at goPhysio has been developed.

The evidence for the treatment of persistent back pain - NICE recommend that people with low back pain should keep physically active & continue with their normal activities as far as possible. They suggest that “staying physically active is likely to be beneficial”. Regular physical activity & exercise in combination with education can help people manage their low back pain.

goPhysio at a glance...

ic8

Best Facilities

We invest in our clinic and facilities, providing you a top notch experience in wonderful surroundings.

ic2

Appointments within 24 hours

We guarantee we will offer you an appointment within 24 hours of you getting in touch.

ic3

Free onsite parking

We’re easy to get to and find, with free parking and excellent public transport links.

ic1

15 years in the business

Through our many years of experience, we’ve learnt to deliver the best possible care and service.

ic4

You

Our care is focused on listening to you, solving your injury problems and achieving your goals.

ic5

Get to the root

We quickly get to the bottom of your problem, finding and addressing the real cause, not just the symptoms.

ic6

Hands on therapy

You'll benefit from our hands-on approach, perfected through years of study, dedication and practice.

ic7

Integrated approach

Our expert team will solve your injury puzzle, providing seamless care between our range of services.

Latest News

26.09 National Fitness Day 2017 - This year’s National Fitness Day is on Wednesday 27th September and promises to continue to encourage the nation to celebrate the fun of fitness and physical activity across the UK. As part of ...

21.09 Good Luck for the Winchester Half Marathon - It's so great to have so many fantastic running events in our local area. This weekend is the much anticipated Winchester Half. We have lots of patients, friends and family taking place in this local ...

19.09 Open Day Success! - We had a fantastic day on Saturday, as we welcomed so many people through our doors to experience many of the different services we have on offer here at goPhysio in Chandlers Ford, meet our team and ...

19.09 Turning back the clock and putting youth back into my step! - I’ve been hearing about the wonderful shock absorbing, running gait enhancing, HOKA trainer’s on blogs. from friends and through industry experts, for some time now. After suggesting them to my ...