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Back pain guide

Nearly all of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. Explore this guide for more on different types of back pain and how to prevent it, plus get advice on treatment.

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Media last reviewed: 18/09/2013

Next review due: 18/09/2015

Media last reviewed: 18/09/2013

Next review due: 18/09/2015

Back pain

Most adults experience back pain at some point. Find out why it happens and what treatments are available

Back pain

Tips to keep your back healthy and avoid pain, including exercises and advice on good posture