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How Is Sciatica Caused?

  Sciatica can be an extremely painful condition to live with on a daily basis. With studies showing an astounding 20% of sufferers are unable to work as a result of their symptoms, if you’re a regular sufferer of back aches and pains it’s very useful to know the...

Why Do I Have Pins & Needles In My Fingers?

Something we see on a regular basis at the clinic are people experiencing symptoms that exist outside of back or neck pain, perhaps their feet are in pain, they’re experiencing tightness across the shoulders, or maybe experiencing pins and needles in the hands. It’s...

Can using kettlebells help with upper back pain?

If you’re suffering from upper back pain that is resulting from bad posture at work, perhaps you find yourself after a long day at your desk or being sat for long periods in front of the television with poor awareness of your posture. You may find that you experience...

How Can I Help Tendinitis

If you’re suffering with tendinitis, it can be an extremely painful condition that can gradually get worse over time as the tendon becomes more inflamed. It can also be a temperamental condition that without proper treatment in the first instance, can continue to...

Are Smartphones & Tablets Bad For Your Spine?

The increasing popularity of technology including smartphones, tablets and laptops over the last ten years has led to an interesting change in the amount of people seeking help for neck pain and the associated back problems that can be caused as a result of neck...

Is Your Osteopath Putting Your Bones Back In Place

It is exceptionally common for many people to visit their chiropractor or osteopath in order to have traditional manipulations. These are technically referred to as High Velocity - Low Amplitude thrusts (or HVLA), and aim to produce a small movement at a high speed in...

Discover How We Treat Neck Pain & Why It Works!

  You may have landed here because either yourself, a loved one or friend is suffering with neck pain. Now chances are if you’re suffering from neck pain once in awhile it’s probably nothing to worry about, but if you’re beginning to notice neck pain recurring...

What Can Be Done For Neck Pain While Studying

  It’s that time of year again when children, teenagers, young adults and mature students are going through exams, but this exceptionally busy and stressful time of year can be made even more difficult if you suffer from neck pain. Whether it’s resting your head over...

Is There A Cure For Sciatica Without Surgery?

  For those suffering with sciatica, the struggle with these symptoms can at times be debilitating. At The Mayfair Clinic, sciatica is something that absolutely does not need to be suffered with. Our specialised equipment and clinical expertise can help you at last...

What is the best way to rehab my sprained ankle?

A sprained ankle is a common condition that a large proportion of us could potentially suffer from at some point in our lives. This injury occurs when the ligaments that support the ankle stretch to the extent that they tear. The severity of this can vary from mild to...

Which Is Better, Treatment or Exercise?

  One of the most common questions that we get asked at The Mayfair Clinic, is whether exercises should come at the beginning of the treatment process or even before treatment itself. It is increasingly common that if you seek help on the NHS for back pain, the most...

Is It Okay To Go Running With A Disc Bulge?

  On Sunday, the London Marathon kicked off the beginning of this year’s marathon season. It’s an inspiring time for most of us especially if you have a friend or family member who ran, or you’re just watching the coverage, watching runners cross the finish line on...

Can Osteopathy Help my Headaches?

Headaches and migraines are something that we all can suffer with from time to time, but if you suffer from them regularly you may well be looking for a reason behind why these headaches keep occurring. We all hear that dehydration, eyesight issues or stressful times...

How Do I Know If I Have A Slipped Disc?

  One of the most common conditions that we see at The Mayfair Clinic is slipped discs. Also known as prolapsed or herniated disc, this kind of injury usually can occur slowly over time as a result of many ‘micro’ traumas to the back, for example repeatedly lifting...

How to avoid getting neck & shoulder pain

Having good posture is one of the most vital things you can do for your body to help keep your body’s structure healthy in the long-term, this is true for the spine as it is for the internal organs. We’ve most likely all been told at some point in our lives not to...

What Makes Treatment at The Mayfair Clinic Different?

When you first begin suffering with a recurring or constant ache or pain, your first point of call may well be your GP to find out what’s causing the problem. Or you may well have been suffering with longer term aches and pains for a number of weeks, months or even...

How long does it take to recover from a lower back injury?

Lower back injuries are a fact of life. Back pain will affect all our lives at some point - the research is clear on this. The injury to our back could be minor or very severe. One of the minor lower back injuries that we can all expect to suffer from is a lower back...

Will Products Help My Back Pain?

What are the best back pain products or are they something to avoid? There are a plethora of back pain products on the market today offering solutions to posture complaints, back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain or sciatica. These may seem like the perfect quick fix for...

Exercises For Neck Pain

Physical therapy exercises for neck pain There are a lot of physical therapy exercises for neck pain, as we are about to find out. However, before we tell you about these exercises for neck pain, we want to say that these exercises will only help you if you have a...

Slipped Disc Treatment

What is a slipped disc? A slipped, herniated or prolapsed disc is a where the inner portion of the disc protrudes out of the harder shell. The inner portion is gelatinous while the casing is tough. These two parts of the disc work together to provide cushioning for...