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Having Surgery

Within this section you will find the answers to common questions asked by surgical patients, their friends, families and carers. You will also find information on different types of surgical procedures and patient information that the Royal College of Surgeons has produced, and guidance on finding reliable information online.

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Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life.

It may be triggered by bad posture while sitting or standing, bending awkwardly, or lifting incorrectly. It's not generally caused by a serious condition.

Find out more about the causes of back pain.

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In most cases back pain will improve in a few weeks or months, although some people experience long-term pain or pain that keeps coming back.

Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life.

It may be triggered by bad posture while sitting or standing, bending awkwardly, or lifting incorrectly. It's not generally caused by a serious condition.

Find out more about the causes of back pain.


 

 

 

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