Back to basics: 10 facts every person should know about back pain

May 17, 2022

Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Over the years, many theories, thoughts, myths and fallacies have developed regarding back pain; it’s causes, what to do about it and the best treatments. Many of these such thoughts, lead to the wrong messages being circulated, that actually aren’t helpful to people with back pain at all.

As research into back pain progresses, more is known about it, the causes and how to mange it, meaning we can now shed some light on some of the myths surrounding back pain.

Here are 10 common unhelpful beliefs about LBP and how they may influence behavioural and psychological responses to pain. If you suffer with back pain and would like the support and guidance to tackle it with confidence, please do get in touch. Our team of Clinicians help hundreds of people like you with back pain every year.

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This great resource and information is from an article by Peter O’Sullivan in the BJSM.

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