People with chronic pain use multiple strategies engage in physical activity and exercise

Takeaway

  • People living with chronic pain use numerous strategies to enable them to participate in physical activity and exercise, such as motivation, social support, setting up for success and controlling pain and discomfort during activity.

Why this matters

    The strategies described by people living with chronic pain may serve as useful tools for other people living with the same condition and help health care providers to promote participation in physical activity and exercise in people living with chronic pain.