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back pain

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Author: NHS

Date: January 2020

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about at-home treatments and painkillers, manual therapy, surgery and treatments that are not recommended.

Author: patient.info

Date: July 2018

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about "red flag" symptoms related to back pain and the available treatments.

Author: patient.info

Date: December 2021

Format: Video

Languages: English

Information and video about how to do simple exercises and stretches to help with back pain.

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