Back Pain

Information for Patients:

This page contains information for patients on both non-specific and more persistent low back pain - including links to leaflets, websites and useful films.


Patient Information on Non-Specific Low Back Pain Website
This website provides information on back pain and is one of the most trusted medical resources online, supplying evidence based information on a wide range of medical and health topics to patients and health professionals. Visit website.

Arthritis Research UK
A charity working to take the pain away from people living with all forms of arthritis and helping them to remain active. They do this by funding high class research, educating health care professionals and providing information to people with arthritis and their carers. Visit website.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists / ARUK

Provide a back pain exercise leaflet and Myth Buster PostersVisit website.

STarT Back approach from Keele University
Uses a simple tool to match patients to treatment packages appropriate for them. Visit website.

Patient Information on More Persistent Non-Specific Low Back Pain

  • The British Pain Society website has information to help patients living in pain. Visit website.
  • The Pain Toolkit (created by Pete Moore with the help of friends, family and health care professionals - Pete has persistent pain, asthma, and osteoarthritis). Visit website.

Useful films

These films are used to help to inform patients and health professionals on back pain management:

Please note: Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group accepts no responsibility for third party content and only provides links to the information as a source of information.