McLaren’s Therapy and Sports Medicine Program is offering “Back to Life” a free educational and exercise program for spine patients who suffer with back pain beginning March 5. Participants will learn practical ways to improve daily function when dealing with back pain. The program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week for a total of six weeks. Participants can join at any time but registration is required. Tuesday sessions will be educational and Thursday sessions will be for supervised exercise. Upon completion of the rotation, participants will be eligible for a free one month Wellness Membership at one of McLaren’s four outpatient physical therapy and sports medicine clinics.
Week 1-How to Manage Your Pain & Basic Stretching
Week 2-Posture and Core Exercises
Week 3-Posture Review & Body Mechanics
Week 4-How to Properly Exercise
Week 5-Nutrition & Tai Chi
Week 6-Stress Management & Yoga