Keeping active with chronic pain is difficult at the best of times. You maybe finding you are less confident to do so even more now. Here are some links and videos on how to stay safely active during this current situation.
Information about exercising when it hurts
Exercising with persistent pain
Yoga for chronic pain
Gentle Chair Yoga
Start any movement practice slowly and build up steadily. If you are following these videos and find some of the movements are difficult, try adapting it to your needs. The key is to feel challenged, but confident!
Pick something you think you will enjoy, as you are more likely to repeat it. Exercise doesn’t need to give you a ‘buzz’ or make you sweat – movement can be relaxing and restorative too.
Muscle soreness is normal following an activity you haven’t done for a while. If this happens, keep moving gently, but give yourself a chance to recover before doing another challenging set of exercises.
With Thanks from the CSP for putting these links together