Acute Low Back Pain
Acute back pain
This can be very sore and very frightening. However there are some simple strategies that will often get you better quicker.
Pain releif with simple 'over the counter ' medication will help. A combination of paracetamol and Ibuprofen is often effective.
Acute 'lock up' will often unlock quicker with pain control.
Early return to activity prevents stiffness and helps you get better quicker.
An important mesage is ' It will hurt , but you won't harm it.'