SpineWise app

An exercise app to help prevent and treat back and neck pain.

SpineWise By SeeCode
  • Guided workouts
  • Exercise videos
  • Reminders

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Clinical review 


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Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? No
  • require a login? No
  • have password protection? No (not necessary)
  • have a privacy policy? No
  • require internet access? Yes (to watch instructional videos, but not to access the guided workouts)
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Cost NZ$4.99 

What does the app do?

SpineWise is an exercise app aimed mainly at people who spend long hours at a desk but it can be used by anyone to prevent back and neck pain. The app comprises simple exercises to help release muscle tension, improve posture and build strength.

You can choose from 4 different workouts: 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes and 5 minutes. Instructional videos help you understand the correct technique for each exercise and how to get the most benefit. You can also set reminder alerts to do the exercises at convenient times during your day.

For the complete app description, go to Google Play(external link), for a more detailed review, see Reviews. 


✔ Simple to use.

✔ Exercises clearly demonstrated.

✔ Designed by a UK spinal specialist physiotherapist.

✘ Basic presentation and graphics may not appeal to everyone.

✘ There is a cost – NZ$4.99.

Review details

Date of review: October 2020
Platform reviewed: Apple
Version: 2.2

Related topics

NZ Health App Library
Consumer guide: how to choose a health app
Clinicians guide: how to choose a health app
Physiotherapy apps

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