For some, back pain can be an acute short-term episode but for others it can be a long-term chronic problem. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, back pain is the third most common chronic condition affecting working-age adults.
The ‘Guide to Positively Managing Back Pain’ offers information on how to reduce the impact of back pain on your life and helps to identify therapies that could help. There is practical advice on preventing back pain and tips to keep your back strong and healthy.
‘The Back Pain Action Plan’ is designed to help you manage your back pain in consultation with your doctor. You can record your medicines and review how well your lifestyle changes are working.