Low back pain and heart disease

There is a connection between low back pain and heart disease as many people stop exercising when they have back pain which can lead to cardio vascular problems. Physiotherapists in County Durham have set up an 8 week programme of exercise classes for people with low back pain. They have shown that at the end of the progamme 80% of participants have experienced decreased lower back pain and 98% have decreased blood pressure and weight. 84% maintained their increased in physical activity 6 months after the programme ended. So when you have back pain please continue to move and exercise it not only helps your back pain…