Red – Flags
- Bilateral Peripheral Nerve dysfunction
- New Bladder/Bowel/Sexual dysfunction
- Saddle/Peraneal altered sensation
A common problem which affects 1 in 10 men between 70-79yrs and 1 in 3 men 80-89yrs (10M:F)
Each year 1:15 of the adult population will seek medical help for Lower Back Pain, that is 2.6 million patients in the UK. Most Lower Back Pain is not serious and will revolve within 8 weeks, with analgesia and self physio.
However, this is not the case for some. This may be due to serious underlying pathology ‘RED Flags‘, or psychological factors that indicate chronicity ‘Yellow Flags‘.Read more