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Low Back Pain Programme

At Active+ we understand that living with pain can sometimes be a struggle and have a large impact on your day-to-day life. We have created a series of Active+ Mobility Action Programmes, which bring New Zealander’s like you together, to teach you how to manage your pain and get you back doing the activities you love.

Our Low Back Pain Programme is a combination of education and exercise delivered by a team of experts who will work closely with you and a group of others. You will learn about the benefits of exercise and healthy eating, pain management and the safe use of medication.

How do I get on the Active+  MAP Low Back Programme?

If you are interested in the Active+  MAP Low Back Programme, you are able to self-refer yourself and we can then be in touch and check for your eligibility - please email us at MAP@activeplus.co.nz or give us a call on 09 630 4035. Your GP or physiotherapist can also refer you in to the program: Click here to download the referral form to print or click here to download an editable version that you can give to them. They can then send the completed referral form to us at via HealthLink to Active+ (edi: activepl) or attach it and email through to us on MAP@activeplus.co.nz .

What experts will I see?

You will participate in 2.5 hours a week for six weeks with a team of experts, including a:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Psychologist
  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Dietitian

Where is the programme taking place?

The six week programme will run in Glen Innes, Mt Eden and Otahuhu at the following times and locations. Please contact us to find out the next course start date.

Location Time
Mt Roskill - Active+ Mt Roskill, 211 White Swan Road, Blockhouse Bay Thu 09:30am - 12pm (from 8th March)
   
Glen Innes - Glen Innes Pool and Leisure Centre Thu 10:30am - 1:00pm
   
Mt Eden  - Active+ Dominion Road  Tue 9:30am - 12:00pm
   
Otahuhu -Otahuhu Pool and Leisure Centre Wed 9:30am - 12:00pm
   

Need more information?

If you have any questions about the programme please don’t hesitate to email us on MAP@activeplus.co.nz