Search results for 'back pain'

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    Exercises for back pain

    If you have back pain, there are exercises that you can do to help you move normally as you recover. Learn how to do these with our video tutorials

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  2. Article

    Patient stories: Back pain

    Joan, Alan, Josie and Gordon have chronic pain in their back that affects the way they approach simple tasks. Watch their video to hear them talk about their back problems, give advice and show you the exercises they use to help.

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  3. Self Help Guide

    Lower back pain

    Advice for people aged 16 years or more with pain in their lower back

  4. Guide

    New or worsening back pain

    Back pain that develops suddenly can be disabling at first, but will usually ease over time. Find out what to do if you have new or worsening back pain

    1. Overview
    2. Getting off the floor
    3. Getting out of a chair
    4. Getting in and out of bed

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  5. Guide


    Many people are frightened of pain. However it can usually be controlled with painkillers. Everyone feels pain differently - even people with the same condition have very different experiences.

    1. Introduction
    2. Painkillers
    3. Side-effects of painkillers
    4. Taking painkillers
    5. Emotional effects

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  6. Article


    Emotions such as anxiety and depression can make you more sensitive to pain. Find out how you could dth emotions and pain.

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  7. Article


    Information on pain as a side effect of cancer and treatment, what causes it and how it can be managed.

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  8. Article

    Back problems

    Back problems are very common and can be caused by staying in one position too long or lifting something awkwardly. Find out what you can do to treat these problems in the hours and days after injury.

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  9. Article

    Chronic pain

    Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks, or beyond the natural healing time, despite treatment. Learn some effective ways to manage chronic pain, and the types of activities that can help.

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

  10. Article

    Chest pain

    Chest pain can be caused by anything from muscle pain to a heart attack and should never be ignored. Find out what to do if you have chest pain and when to seek help.

    25/07/2017 | Organisation

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