Rob Woollen Personal Training Manchester

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Back Pain Management

We are very proud to announce that Rob Woollen has now been awarded his Active IQ Level 4 certificate in Exercise Management for Lower Back Pain. At the time of writing, there is only one other Level 4 personal trainer appearing on the Register of Exercise Professionals in Manchester! Level 4 is a new level on the Register and is the highest qualification for fitness professionals.


As a Level 4 specialist exercise instructor, Rob is now able to offer individual assessments and exercise programming for lower back pain.

What Exercise Management for Lower Back Pain can do.

  • Provide reassurance that your back pain is actually quite normal, and you can quickly get back to active daily living and functional tasks.
  • Identify muscular imbalances, restrictions and postural issues which may be contributing to lower back pain and provide targeted solutions.
  • Provide a safe environment with a  Level 4 qualified instructor to try out new exercises and see how much you really can do.
  • Mobilise the spine and surrounding muscles.
  • Help you to manage and accept your pain levels. Reduce disability through chronic lower back pain and improve quality of life.
  • Get you back to work/family life / leisure activites as soon as possible.
  • Deal with back pain caused by disk derangement, spondylolysis, spondyliolisthesis and stenosis* and non-specific lower back pain (around 85% of back pain).

*For specific conditions noted above you will need to be referred by your health-care provider.

What Exercise Management for Lower Back Pain can't do.

  • Guarantee you a pain-free life. 80% of us will suffer from lower back pain during our life, and many of us have to live with a certain amount of pain. EMLBP will help you to understand and manage your pain and use a wide range of tools to reduce it.
  • Cure back-ache
  • Diagnose back-ache causes - you will need to consult your GP or other health-care provider.
  • Deal with serious back conditions such as tumours, respiratory conditions and non-spinal pathology.

What to do next.

If you suffer from recurrent back pain, and have consulted your doctor to rule out more serious conditions, get in touch now and start feeling the benefits as soon as possible!