This website has been put together by NHS clinicians across Sheffield including hospital consultants, GPs, physiotherapists, nurses and clinicians with a special interest in managing musculoskeletal pain.

The site represents their agreed approach to managing patients in the city with common conditions affecting the joints, muscles and surrounding tissue. It takes into account the latest national and international guidelines as well as their many years of clinical experience.


Back pain – Click to read more

Pain which is felt in the lower back and/or buttocks. It can be aggravated by a range of activities including walking, standing, sitting & bending.

Back pain

Sciatica – Click to read more

Pain which travels down the leg, past the buttock. Leg pain is often burning, shooting, electric shock-like sensations and may include numbness, tingling or odd sensations in the leg and/or foot.

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