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Spinal Cord Injury Pain, Physical Activity and Exercise

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Physical activity is an important tool in your toolbox

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Light exercise is recommended most days

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Choose an activity you enjoy; set a goal, make a plan, start small and pace yourself

In this episode, you will learn about the importance of physical activity and exercise in maintaining your health and ultimately reducing your pain. It is important to maintain strength and flexibility in your muscles and joints.There are strategies to get you started, exercise resources and links.  Use the ideas and tools to help plan and pace your activities to control for flare ups.

At the end of each video, go to the Health Plan link to record your progress and goals. Fill in the SCI Pain Questionnaire to help your Doctor or healthcare provider design a treatment program that is right for you.