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NGOBackCare (National Back Pain Association)
AddressBackCare, 16 Elmtree Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 8ST
Telephone020 89775474
Background InformationBackCare, the working name of the National Back Pain Association, is a medical charity providing advice and information on the management and prevention of back pain, alongside the promotion of research and best practice regarding its causes and treatment. The charity was founded by Stanley Grundy, following personal experience of the problem. An original priority was engendering inter-disciplinary coordination amongst professionals, an approach rewarded by the Department of Health's 1992 Clinical Standards Advisory Group (CSAG) report. A network of local groups has also been developed, from 1976 onwards. Charity no. 256751, company no. 936855. Sources:;
Year Created1968
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesBack Pain Research Association; Back Pain Association (until 1987)
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KeywordsIll-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation.
Last Edited ByRC at 02/10/2007 09:53:46