Lower back pain

This module looks at lower back pain and sciatica, discussing coping and treatment strategies and when to refer to the GP


Goals and learning objectives

This module will help you understand lower back pain and sciatica, and the management options for each. By reading the information contained in this module, you will be better equipped to counsel patients who seek advice for these problems, whether they are asking for coping strategies, an OTC product recommendation, or present a prescription for dispensing.

Contributing author: Asha Fowells, pharmacist and clinical writer.