Low Back Pain: Early Management of Persistent Non-specific Low Back Pain [Internet]

London: Royal College of General Practitioners (UK); 2009 May.


This guideline covers the management of persistent or recurrent low back pain defined as non-specific low back pain that has lasted for more than 6 weeks, but for less than 12 months. It does not address the management of severe disabling low back pain that has lasted longer than 12 months.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Practice Guideline