Back Pain and Sciatica

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K sources of information and / or support

Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Non-specific Lower Back Pain in Adults.

NICE

Has patient guides on:

BackCare

A charity providing information and education to all people and organisations affected by back pain.

painSUPPORT

A website which aims to help people in pain move forward in their lives with better pain self-management, with or without drugs, and to live a fulfilling and meaningful life, despite having pain.

Back Pain

Information from Arthritis Research UK.

Back Pain

Information from the Pain Relief Foundation.

Sciatica

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

Backsavers.co.uk

Sells unique back support systems for the prevention of and relief from back pain.

Back Care Warehouse

Has a range of products for the relief of back pain and the improvement of posture.

MEDesign

Makes and distributes back supports and other products to help ease back pain.

Why Suffer?

Website with information about back pain and an adjustment treatment usually done by applying thumb pressure.

NHS Choices

Has information on Back PainSciatica and Slipped Disc

See also the Patient UK arthritis page


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7303 (v14)
Last Checked:
20 April 2011

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