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!
Emergency Departments are here to deal with emergencies, but for minor illness or injury, there are a range of other care options to consider.
Find your local health services such as GPs, pharmacies, hospital and emergency departments, audiologists, physiotherapists, dentists, counsellors, and dieticians using the National Health Services Directory (NHSD)
When it comes to your health care, it’s important to understand your rights and responsibilities as well as your legal options.