Back pain & Lumbago

This is the most common complaint treated by osteopaths. Research shows that 60% of the UK’s population will suffer with back pain at sometime in their life. Back pain responds well to osteopathic treatment.
Lumbago is a term often uses to describe back pain. It is not a condition in itself.
Back pain can be caused by

Back problems can lead to symptoms in other areas due to irritation of the spinal nerves, such as sciatica.

NICE guidelines recommend osteopathy for the treatment of non-specific lower back pain (May 2009)