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How Somatic Exercise Can Heal Your Chronic Back Pain

Posted by Kelsey Juntwait on

If you're one of the millions of people who suffers from back pain that keeps you in bed most mornings, tension headaches that have you popping Tylenol all day, and overwhelming stress that's just plain annoying, you know just how debilitating all those things combined can actually be. But there is good news!!

And that good news is that back pain relief is possible in the form of somatic exercise.

Somatic exercise programs like the 8 signature courses The Workout Witch has created can soothe your daily back pain, rid that tension from your hips and body, relieve the daily headaches, and rid your body of the trauma it's storing and the stress it's experiencing. 

So no matter what other treatment or healing journey you've started for your chronic back pain, somatic exercise should be your next step!

What are Somatic Exercises?

Somatic exercises are gentle movements that connect your physical body and emotional body to both your nervous system and your somatic memory. This process of movement allows you to actually heal the symptoms that manifest in the body and mind after experiencing any form of trauma, including long-term stress, chronic anxiety, and both long-term and short-term physical trauma.

It can be said that somatic exercise is a holistic approach to wellness that physically helps you tap into the wisdom and natural pathways of your own body. And that helps to develop a greater sense of bodily awareness and control.

Somatic exercise gets to the root of the cause of the symptoms of stored trauma, rather than just covering up the symptoms themselves. So while somatic exercise is great for trauma release, it's also great for a variety of many other things. 

Here are just a few other benefits of somatic exercise:

  • Heals chronic inflammation
  • Balances hormones, including cortisol
  • Relieves sciatica and hip pain
  • Relieves tension headaches and migraines
  • Relieves stomach issues
  • Relieves neck and shoulder tension
  • Relieves jaw pain and night-time teeth grinding.
  • Relieves upper and lower back pain.
  • Improves sleep patterns
  • Clears brain fog
  • + SO much more...

Additionally, a somatic exercise program can be done by anyone anywhere. These types of movements don't require any equipment, can be modified to work with all body types and abilities, and can be done in as little as 10 minutes in the comfort of your own home (even in your own bed!).

Somatic exercises help you to develop greater control of your body, move with more grace and fluidity, and allow you to live a life that's finally pain- and stress-free.

How can somatic exercise help with back pain?

Unfortunately, back pain is a common problem felt by a lot of people. It presents itself in several different ways and is caused by a variety of factors. But the similarity between it all is that chronic back pain can seriously disrupt everyday life.

Back pain is an incredibly common symptom of living with high stress for far too long. And specifically, that you've been living in survival mode for far too long.

So while other typical treatments like taking Ibuprofen or rubbing your back or investing in yet another massage can work to heal your pain, these treatments are never actually going to get rid of the pain for good — they'll only provide short-term relief of it.

So how do you get rid of back pain for good?

With somatic exercises. 

Because, as mentioned above, somatic exercise allows your body to get to the root cause of the pain.

When doing somatic exercises specifically for back pain (like the ones in our 30 day course Heal Your Lower Back In 30 Days), your body starts to release the tension and trauma being stored there.

This happens because the simple, daily movements connect your nervous system (and the shutting down of it...) to the manifestations of how that's showing up throughout your body. And in this case, it's through your back.

Now, not everyone stores trauma in their back.

But if you find yourself feeling like you've been in survival mode and you have chronic back pain, then you probably do!

Typically, people who store trauma and tension in their back feel burdened by a lot of responsibilities, which causes them to feel anger towards a lot of people. They fear that their basic emotional and physical needs aren’t being met, but they also feel like they have no time to practice the self care allowing them to meet those needs. Storing trauma in the back can also be a sign of experiencing financial struggles.

You can find out where you're storing your trauma by taking our quiz!

Starting a somatic exercise program to release your tension in your back relieves:

  • Upper and lower back pain
  • Hip popping an d hip pain
  • Sleep Issues
  • Gut Issues
  • Chest Pains
  • Constant Fatigue
  • Long-Term Anxiety
  • Long-Term Depression
  • Brain Fog
  • Chronic Muscle Tension
  • The Inability To Lose Weight (Especially In The Belly)
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Jaw Pain
  • Night-Time Teeth Grinding
  • Chronic Tension Headaches
  • Difficulty Taking Full Breaths
  • Panic Attacks
  • Poor Posture

What somatic exercise program should I start with to heal my back pain?

We've created 8 signature somatic exercise courses here at The Workout Witch that allow anyone and everyone to release the trauma being stored at a specific place in their body.

If you're someone who experiences things like this:

  • You’re constantly looking for different exercises or stretches for back pain but everything you try doesn’t work long-term.
  • You’ve been to multiple doctors for this debilitating pain but all they do is label it as stress.
  • You’ve tried acupuncture, yoga, meditation retreats but nothing is making the pain go away.
  • You may have heard that trauma is being stored in your body but after every therapy session, the physical pain is still there.
  • You’re tired… All day, everyday.
  • You suffer from stomach aches, random headaches, and other body aches regularly.
  • You’re pretty sure that your body is supposed to feel a lot better than this.

Then Heal Your Lower Back In 30 Days is the course for you!

Heal Your Lower Back In 30 Days is an easy-to-follow somatic exercise program of back exercises that actually gets to the root cause of your pain, rather than just treating the pain itself — so you can finally have PERMANENT pain relief.

Here’s everything you get with it:

  • 30 Days Of Perfectly-Sequenced, Exclusive Video Classes — so you can finally experience how your back is supposed to feel.
  • Instant PDF Downloads For Progress Tracking And Organization — so you can remain accountable throughout the entire program.
  • Direct Email Access To Me For Personal Guidance & Coaching — so you can reach out with any and all questions necessary to take full advantage of the course.
  • Modifications For Those Who Have Significant Pain Or Less Mobility — so you can experience the program exactly as you need to.
  • A Maintenance Routine — so you can stay on track long after you've completed the course.

    For only $42!

    (And with a 99.9% success rate AND a money back guarantee, long-term and life-changing back pain relief has never been easier.)

    Immediately after you join Heal Your Lower Back In 30 Days, you’ll get instant access to the exercises that are providing long-term back pain relief in as little as THREE days.

    And we’re so sure that you’ll love this program that we have a money back guarantee.

    (But we’re confident you won’t need it…) 

    It’s time to experience what pain-free living actually feels like — and rid yourself of the YEARS of stress and trauma being stored in your back.