Welsh Backs


Welcome to the Welsh Backs website

Welsh Backs is a joint initiative developed in response to Health Challenge Wales - the nation's challenge to improve health. Welsh Backs aims to reduce the physical burden faced by over two thirds of the population of Wales who will at some time suffer from back pain.

  • Back pain will affect nearly 80% of us during our lives, probably more than once
  • Back pain is rarely serious and there are lots of things you can do to manage your pain

Good news

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Welsh international rugby star Mark Jones today urged shoppers not to take back pain lying down, as he helped them pack their shopping bags at the Asda store in Nantyglo... Click for more information (external link)

Stay active

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Staying active will prevent muscles becoming weaker and help prevent re-occurrence, so Don't take back pain lying down.