Back health

10 common posture mistakes

Find out how everyday standing and sitting habits can cause back pain and other ailments.

Lower back pain exercises

An exercise routine to help reduce lower back pain, including tension, stiffness and soreness.

Exercises for sciatica

Exercises to help relieve sciatica by mobilising the sciatic nerve and improving lower back flexibility.

Back pain

All about back pain, including causes, treatments and prevention.

Alexander technique

Find out about the Alexander technique, which some people use to help ease back pain.

A guide to yoga

All you need to know to get started with yoga, including the health benefits, yoga styles for beginners, and finding a class.

A guide to pilates

All you need to know about getting started in pilates, including pilates videos and finding a class.

Exercises for back pain

Exercises for back pain, including advice on staying active, creating an exercise programme and how manual therapy can help.

Why we should sit less

Evidence suggests sitting for too long is bad for you, no matter how much exercise you do.

Vicky Joseph

'My search for a back pain cure'

Vicky Joseph spent years searching for a cure for back pain. Find out what finally helped her.

How to sit correctly

Prevent back pain and other related pains with these tips on setting up your work station correctly.

Back pain at work

Avoid back pain at work, with tips on desk organisation, adjusting your chair and lifting safely.

Safe lifting tips

A step-by-step guide to safe lifting and handling to avoid injuries at work.

Posture tips for laptop users

How to use a laptop safely to prevent back, neck and shoulder problems.

Fitness Studio

NHS Fitness Studio video workouts enable you to get fit for free in the comfort of your own home

Back pain guide

Learn about types of back pain, get advice on treatment and learn ways of preventing back pain in the future

Back pain guide