Exercise is an effective treatment for chronic pain. The video below shows how exercise can reduce pain and demonstrates how to start an exercise program.
To the right are links to strengthening and stretching exercises for specific painful areas. All of these videos and exercises were chosen by University of Iowa physical therapists to help manage your chronic pain.
Exercise for chronic pain instructions
Your health care provider may have sent you home with these instructions.
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