Improving treatments for back pain

Many people will experience back pain during their lives and a significant number will go on to experience more severe episodes.

Measuring elasticity of the spine.

Measuring elasticity of the spine.

It’s a major health issue across the world. In the UK it costs around £10 billion a year.

3D image of stress points.

3D image of stress points.

Professor Ruth Wilcox and her team are working on ways to maximise the effectiveness of new non-invasive solutions to tackle back pain so that patients will be able find a bespoke solution to their particular prognsis.

 

Back pain costs the UK £10 billion a year.

Back pain costs the UK £10 billion a year.