Most people don't need surgery for back pain. Occasionally it can be due to serious diseases such as cancer or infection.
We believe many cases of back pain are due to abnormalities of the disc
Back pain won't cripple you and too much surgery is bad for you - these are questions we get asked
Spinal surgery has advanced enormously because of better images but even ordinary Xrays can be very useful. Always keep your pictures - they can be useful years late
Different age groups have different causes for their sore back.
Many diseases can be associated with back pain - here are some of them.
Pain can arise in other areas of the spine, chest, abdomen or pelvis.
Not all back pain is due to an accident. Before claiming ACC carefully consider how your back pain started. Often people just wake up with a sore back.