Beat Back Pain

An excellent book, written by a British General Practitioner, which is easy to read, well laid out, and full of helpful ideas.

In Beat Back Pain Dr Ruth Chambers explains 52 brilliant ideas that can help sufferers overcome the agony of back pain and sciatica, and make everyday tasks more manageable and pain-free.

BMA Bad Back Book

The British Medical Association’s Bad Back Book covers all practical aspects of back care from diagnosis and treatment to exercises and pain relief.

Illustrated step-by-step exercises help you address your back and neck pain, alongside carefully planned strategies to stop injuries recurring. Simple, clear diagrams show the anatomy of your back and neck and specialised sections deal with back pain in specific scenarios such as home, work, driving and gardening. Includes advice on where to seek help and how to get the best results from rehabilitation.

Treat your own back

Treat your own Back by Robin McKenzie explains the causes of, and treatments for, back pain and presents step-by-step exercises to relieve pain and prevent recurrence.