Category: Back Pain Secrets Podcast

BPS #025: Why Depression Could Be The Reason You Have Back Pain…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. And today I’m going to talk about how depression might be the reason you’re experiencing back pain.

So it’s all about depression today guys. It’s a big, problem all around the world. There’s billions of people that, suffer from depression and it’s not an easy diagnosis.

So if you have it, you definitely need to take it serious and try to get some help for it. That’s like the quick fix. You need to go and get some help. It’s very hard to beat depression by herself.

So to give you a bit of backstory before we start here, and about 23, 24 years back, I had a big serious ice hockey injury from my back. I was for three years, I was struggling with it daily with my back pain. I was on pain medication.

I went through depression and it was, all kinds of shit, you know, and I couldn’t find a solution. So I started to study and I read a lot, went to physiotherapy university and eventually reduced my back pain quite a bit.

I started a clinic back pain clinic and for the last 20 years I’ve been been treatin ...

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BPS #024: How To Reduce Risk Of Getting Addicted To Back Pain Medication…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. And today we’re going to talk about addiction to painkillers – the pain medication for your back.

Just to give you guys a bit of backstory -, I’m a physical therapist. I’ve been doing this for almost 22, 23 years now. Way Back, in the beginning about 25 years back, I had a serious back injury playing ice hockey and I was on pain medication for three years. It’s not just the light stuff, like heavy stuff, heavy medication and that really messed my with my stomach and my mind.

I have some experience doing that myself. And I’ve also visited, and seen all of these back pain patients over the years. Before before I start, first off, some illegal legal disclaimer here – if I haven’t seen you in person, then I’m not treating you.

So whatever I say here, you need to check with your doctor. You should never take any pain medication before you have had a chat with your doctor and that they’ve actually examined you. So please take that to heart.

Just to give you a bit of a background here, with pain medication, it ...

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BPS #023: How To Take Daily Imperfect Actions To Heal Your Back Pain…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast.  Today I want to talk about how taking imperfect action daily can heal your back pain.

So it’s kind of mystic with the headline? But what I want to talk about guys is that a lot of people in this world, myself included, especially when I was growing up and, and for the first 20 years, all my life, I want everything to be perfect.

Before I start to do stuff, let me give you an example. It’s like when you want to have a kid, right? When you decide to, you want to have a kid, there’s never a right time in your life to have a kid, okay? There’s always like, usually lack of money or you’re working too much. So you’re not living where you want to live. And there are the conditions which are seldom perfect to have a kid.

Especially because when you do, when most people have kids, they’re right in their career as well. They’re working quite a lot. They don’t have their dream home yet and money’s tight. You know, it’s crazy. But eventually if you want to have a kid, you just go out and, and, and have the kid.

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BPS #022: How The Bed Business Rips Back Pain Sufferers Off Because You´re Desperate…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. And today I’m going to talk about why the bed business is ripping back pain sufferers,

Okay guys, just to give you a bit of a backstory about me – I’ve been a back pain expert for about 22 years now. I injured my back pain, ice hockey quite seriously. I spent three years trying to, heal my own back pain.

I read a lot of books. I started to model people and I had some results. I got interested. So I went to university, spent six years at the university studying physiotherapy and started a back pain clinic.

So when I started this back pain clinic I was doing, it was a hard in the beginning to get customers and stuff, you know, it always takes time to build a company.

So as an extra income, I, had on my website, I put up the store shop where you can purchase good products for your back pain. And I had a lot of questions – people were asking me, “Where can I buy good tense machine? Where can I buy a massage shoe couch. Where can I get them a good bed? Blah, blah, blah.”

So I’ve got this up and running, you know, jus ...

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BPS #007: Mindset To Successfully Heal Your Back Pain

Hey guys, this is Robin. Wake him from the back pain secret podcast. And today I’m going to talk about the easy way to heat your back pain. Okay? Okay. To give you guys a bit of a backstory, uh, I’ll be working as a physiotherapist for almost 25 years now. At about 22, 23 years back, I had a very serious back injury playing ice hockey and from then on I’ve been studying back pain. Uh, I went to physiotherapy university for six years. I built this big physiotherapy plays for back pain, wrote a book and um, I’m trying my, my goal in life is to help 1 million people heal their back pain without drugs or surgery. Okay. That’s a bit of background about me and not this today’s problem or today’s a question I have. You know how to ease your back pain easy. It’s a sexy title, right?

And you, you get interested in that, but it’s not like some, some strange exercise or anything. It’s actually a bit of psychology. And to give you guys a bit of a backstory around this. I’m going to tell you a bit of a historian. I have had a, had a patient just recently, like two weeks back, we can call him John to protect the in ...

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BPS #020: The Best Back Pain Exercise In The World…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. And today I’m going to talk about the world’s best back pain exercise.

To give you a bit of a backstory about this. Uh, I’ve been working as a physical therapist for 20 years now. Most of you guys know that I injured my back pain, ice hockey, and my goal in life is to help 1 million people to heat their back pain without using dangerous drugs or surgery.

Over the past 20 years, I’ve, I’ve treated quite a few people with back pain and there’s one reoccurring theme constantly. I hear this question every day in my office. And on good days I can handle it. On bad days I get kind of irritated because most people, they just want a shortcut. They ask me, “Robin, I don’t want all this other Mumbo jumbo. Just give me the best exercise for back pain.”

“That’s the only thing I want. Give me that and I leave, you know, when I’ll pay whatever.”

And they’re trying to find this shortcut. And that’s it, I can understand if it’s the first time you, you have back pain, if you are young an ...

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BPS #019: What You Need To Do To Heal Your Back Pain Long-term…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. Today I want talk about what you should do to get rid of your back pain.

Guys, I’ve been doing this for 20 years now. If you’ve been following me for awhile, then you know that 25 years ago I had a serious back pain injury playing ice hockey and I have not played for three years.

I went to school for six years doing physiotherapy and I’ve been treating patients with back pain for the last 15 or 20 years. And I had this re-occurring stuff that, I had problems with in the office every day. I have a lot of people that come in and they’ve been in back pain for quite a while.

They tell me they have experienced more than two years of back pain and they come with an attitude like they have done everything and they’ve given up hope to get rid of the back pain. They think that I’m not going to be able to do anything about it.

Let me give you a bit of backstory here. I had this guy come in. We can call him John. That’s not his real name. I’m just making that up to protect him. So John was actually here in this room a few m ...

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BPS #018: Why You Get To Many Back Pain Exercises From Your Therapist…

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. Today I’m going to talk about why you get too many exercises from your back pain expert. Yes I am back!

I’ve been on vacation for three days with my family and had a great time in the countryside. I always get very energized when I get back from vacation, plus I love Mondays.

A lot of you guys, may love Fridays and you have your weekend on the goal. But somehow when I say I love Mondays, people look at me and think I’m really strange. But I do love Mondays, I love my work and I love helping you guys. In fact, I’m going to throw some good content. So keep notes!

So I wanted to talk about why you get too many exercises at for your back, whenever you go visit your therapist.

Just to give you a bit of a backstory, I’ve been working as a physiotherapist for 20 years now. And as a back pain expert, I am fully aware of lots of back pain there is. Clients come to me complaining they have back pain and during the visit, I checked them out and afterwards, I give them some kind of exercise program.

When I was younger and just startin ...

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BPS #017: How to commit to heal your back pain long term

Hey guys, this is Robin Wakeham from the Back Pain Secrets podcast. And today, I want to talk how to commit long term to heal your back pain.

First off, guys, I’m in the car and it’s actually six o’clock in the morning, and I’m on vacation. I’m here guys because I decided on December 1st, 2019 I committed to help 1 million people heal their back pain online without using dangerous drugs or surgery. And in order for me to succeed, I need to change my habits a bit. The reason why I know this works is because I’ve done it in the past. So to give you guys a bit of the backstory around this…

25 years ago, I injured my back playing ice hockey big time. It was a serious injury. I had a lot of pain. For three years, I was on painkillers. I couldn’t sleep and my life just stopped. At one point, I wanted to die. That’s how bad it became. And I was so frustrated. So I started to read books, and I read about 50 books, but I just got more and more confused because the stuff that they were saying in the books contradicted themselves. I also visited anyone that should be able to help me—chiropractors, physiotherapi ...

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BPS #016: Inconvenient Back Pain Challenge #1

Hey, what´s up guys! This is Robin Wakeham and welcome to the Back Pain Secrets podcast. Today I am going to talk about my Inconvenient Back Pain Challenges that I get all my back pain clients to go through.

For the past 15 years, I’ve put my back pain clients through 12 inconvenient back pain challenges. Today I will reveal the first of the 12 inconvenient back pain challenges. I want to share these challenges because I know after 15 years of trial and error, that they worked awesome to reduce back pain. But only if you do them of course.

I´ve named them 12 inconvenient back pain challenges because they challenge you to get rid of certain behaviour. Imagine that you have 12 large boulders in your backpack, they’re the cause of your back pain. We’re going to remove them one by one so that your back can function better. If you skip one of those challenges or don’t do them properly, that boulder will stay in your backpack.

Do this to get rid of the first boulder.You can easily save time, energy and money, and also receive better treatment if you once and for all get your medical history in order, okay? Get a folder and mark it with the ...

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Robin BackPainExpert

Physiotherapists & Back Pain Expert

Twenty years ago I was lucky to survive a serious hockey injury. In a sport where big men zoomaround on hard ice and solid wood sticks are slung furiously, a difficult back injury is what every player fears.
It took a long time for me to climb back to a normal life. But when I did, I was determined to spend the rest of his life helping back pain victims everywhere.
As a physiotherapist and back pain expert I have treated thousands of patients over 20 years, built a respected back pain clinic, created the site BackPainSecrets.Com and authored the book “Back Pain Secrets.”
Learn more about me here.