In most cases the cause of low back pain is not serious and with the right guidance and support, people recover without the need for specific treatment or specialist help. In fact low back pain can be helped by things you can do for yourself!
When it comes to your health care, it’s important to understand your rights and responsibilities as well as your legal options.
GP closed? Call the GP helpline on 1800 022 222. The helpline is available when your GP may be closed – at nights, on weekends and on public holidays.
If it’s not an emergency, there are a range of other care options to consider.