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Seeing red (flags)

A 56-year-old plumber presents to the ED with a 24-hour history of worsening lower back pain after lifting some heavy bags of cement…

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Acute Lower Back Pain

Low back pain is a very common problem and it is estimated that 80% of the population suffer from it at some stage of their life. It is also a common presentation to emergency departments…

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Induction Back Pain

Back pain is really common in the emergency department, and it is vital that we manage it properly, because if is done at initial contact, it is less likely to be a problem…

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