Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: low back pain

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in low back pain.



This document provides information on low back pain. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Daren P Forward, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham and validated by Professor Sean P F Hughes, Charing Cross Hospital, London.

Published 1 September 2008