Covid 19 Outbreak
Useful sites to visit while face to face consultations and treatment are restricted.
Back pain is common. In the absence of ‘red flags’ there is no need to see a health care professional.
A quick and reassuring read about Back Pain
Google ‘The Back Book pdf ’ download the PDF, free!
EUROSPINE Patient Line
In ‘Patient Line’ there are some very reassuring items regarding many spinal disorders. www.eurospinepatientline.org/
British Association of Spine Surgeons
Information on treatment and consent issues for surgical conditions
The National Institute for Clinical Guidance N.I.C.E. NG59
This is the science , on what are effective and non-effective treatments sciatica. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng59
How pain can affect you
This short animation is by an Australian pain Professor. www.tamethebeast.org/
The Pain Toolkit
A quality resource to assist in self-management of disabling pain