If you have answered No to the questions so far then it is likely that your back pain is due to mechanical issues. This means that although it may be very painful it is likely that over time that the pain will resolve. You may need to talk to a clinician who specialises in the treatment/care of spinal disorders (chiropractor, osteopath, physio, GP) who will be able to give you advice on how to best manage your pain.
It is important that you try and remain active and continue with your normal routine as well as you are able, even though there may still be pain.
Below is a scale for you to rate the severity of your pain.
Decide which number most accurately describes your pain.
Click that number and then click ‘Next Step’
0 = No Pain
10 = Worst pain imaginable
Note : If your pain is making you feel low, unable to cope and affecting your mental health please call your spine care clinician or GP