In-depth reviews of the Back to Action app.

Clinical review


Reviewer:  Rebecca Grainger, Rheumatologist, University of Otago and Hutt Valley DHB
Date of review: July 2016
Comments:  This app is most useful for people with ankylosing spondylitis wishing to increase their physical activity. Users may experience the benefit of a comprehensive set of exercises designed specifically for people with ankylosing spondylitis including mobility, strength, cardiovascular, stretching and breathing. Gives reviews of other exercise types/classes and information to share with gym personnel.
Safety concerns: None. The app gives adequate advice about seeking medical opinion before commencing an exercise programme and keeping safe while exercising.
New Zealand relevance: Links to other websites not New Zealand-based.

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