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Woodland Spine & Neck Services Suffering from back or neck pain? You’re not alone..

Back and neck pains are very common. More than four out of five of us will suffer from back pain, typically lower back pain, and two out of three of us will have neck pain, at some time in our lives. The pain can be associated with stiffness, muscle spasms and reduced motion. Back or neck pain can be short-term, lasting a few days or weeks, or it can continue for many months or even years. It's often very difficult to know exactly what causes back and neck pain. If there is no obvious cause then doctors will refer to it as ‘non-specific’.

Acute back or neck pain generally lasts for a few weeks. Acute back pain may be triggered by bad posture, bending awkwardly, lifting incorrectly or a disorder such as arthritis. Acute neck pain or a stiff neck may be caused by sleeping in an awkward position, prolonged use a computer keyboard, sitting in a draught or whiplash. Your GP will be able to offer recommendations to try and alleviate the pain such as over-the-counter painkillers, hot and cold compresses and suggestions for keeping mobile.

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Woodland Hospital offers a wide range of treatment for back and neck problems from pain management through to complex spinal and neck surgery.
Come and see one of our 5 Spinal Consultants to discuss your back or neck pain. We have 2 Neuro Spinal Consultants and 3 Orthopaedic Spinal Consultants.
Woodland Hospital offers fast, accurate diagnosis, expert advice and where appropriate, quick access to treatment for back pain, neck pain and sciatica.

Whilst it may not always be possible to eliminate your pain completely, your consultant will be able to advise on the most appropriate options for you.

Find out what the next steps are to receiving spinal or neck advice and available options at Woodland Hospital. We can accept GP referrals, Self-referrals and Private Patients, and Insured Patients.