INFORMATION SOURCES FOR SPINE PATIENTS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

Back pain is common. In the absence of ‘red flags’ there is no need to see a health care professional.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/back-pain/

Hands on contact and interventional treatment is currently suspended for all except emergency and urgent care.

A quick and reassuring read about Back Pain. Google ‘The Back Book pdf ’ download the PDF, free!
http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5444623ee4b0d76b2e58b405/t/55788150e4b09999bf20fd07/1433960784455/The+Back+Book.pdf

 

EUROSPINE Patient Line. 

In ‘Patient Line’ there are some very reassuring items regarding many spinal disorders. www.eurospinepatientline.org/

 

British Association of Spine Surgeons. 

Information on treatment and consent issues for surgical conditions.  http://www.spinesurgeons.ac.uk/patients-area

The National Institute for Clinical Guidance N.I.C.E. NG59
This is the science, on what are effective and non-effective treatments sciatica.
 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng59

 

How pain can affect you. This short animation is by an Australian pain Professor. www.tamethebeast.org/

 

The Pain Toolkit
A quality resource to assist in self-management of disabling pain. 
https://www.paintoolkit.org/

 

Courtesy of Pete Moore

Exercises and exercising 
https://www.eurospinepatientline.org/cm_data/Top_ten_tips_for_a_healthy_back_October_2019.pdf

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