Dr Nurhan Sutcliffe working at her computer

Dr Nurhan Sutcliffe MD FRCP
Consultant Rheumatologist at Barts Health NHS Trust

Neck and Back pain

Neck and Back pain are very common and often are due to bad posture and abnormal exertion. Other conditions affecting the spine such as osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and a slipped disc can also cause back pain. Most patients with spinal pain respond to medical therapies and surgery is rarely necessary.