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Coronavirus & Dealing With Back Pain At Home

Coronavirus & Dealing With Back Pain At Home

With the threat of coronavirus looming, many of us will need to self-isolate at home as a means to contain the spread of disease. If you cant get to your osteopath for your back pain, what can you do? Read more.

Can You Improve Your Brain Function & Memory?

Can You Improve Your Brain Function & Memory?

This week we are taking a closer look at brain function. We are all a little guilty of being forgetful from time-to-time, this can be due to being more tired than usual, or just mentally not on the ball. Is it coincidence that we just feel like this sometimes?

Is Pain All In The Brain?

Is Pain All In The Brain?

In today’s article, we’re going to be discussing pain – how exactly pain occurs, where it originates and whether it’s just ‘all in your head’. Starting off, what exactly is pain? There are many different types of pain – known as acute, sub-acute, or chronic pain.

What Is IDD Therapy?

What Is IDD Therapy?

  This week we’re going to be talking about IDD therapy. You may or may not know that we have been using spinal decompression therapy for a number of years here at the clinic, it’s a treatment that essentially targets the discs in your lower back or in the neck, an...

How To Avoid Neck Pain When Playing Video Games

How To Avoid Neck Pain When Playing Video Games

  Neck and upper back pain can be quite common side-effects of frequent video gaming, and happens as a result of poor posture. Usually this is as a result of excessively leaning forward and squashing the vertebra in your neck. Alongside neck and/or upper back pain,...

What Diet Is Best For Humans?

What Diet Is Best For Humans?

  There is a lot of debate surrounding what kind of diet would be best for humans in general, since the boom in popularity of niche diets such as the vegan, paleo and keto diets have touted superior health benefits. In today’s article we’re going to be discussing the...

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What Is PRP Therapy?

What Is PRP Therapy?

  Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy is a newer treatment approach for soft tissue injuries, such as tendinopathies, muscle strains or ligaments strains. Although it has been used successfully in the treatment of many high-profile athletes, studies and clinical trials are...

Is Swimming Good For Back Pain?

Is Swimming Good For Back Pain?

Generally, exercising with back pain is encouraged as it encourages blood flow and increased circulation through the body. This is because it can help carry nutrition to the muscles and tissues, improve your strength and flexibility and release natural endorphins that can be a source of powerful pain relief. In the case where the patient is older, more frail, or simply their back pain is quite severe, swimming can generally be a good exercise to participate in.

Why Is Bad Posture Comfortable?

Why Is Bad Posture Comfortable?

  One of the most common questions we get here at the clinic, is patients asking why their bad posture is so comfortable? The answer to this question is relatively simple, and correcting your posture can require some real determination and persistence - but like...

What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

 Stem cells are a very unique group of cells in our body that have the ability to multiply into new stem cells, or form specialised cells with specific functions. The cells divide to form more cells, called daughter cells, or become specialised cells - such as heart...

What Causes Arthritis In The Spine?

What Causes Arthritis In The Spine?

  We do see patients quite regularly at the clinic with arthritis in their spine, we even see cases where the 25 year old patient has the same objective degree of damage as the 65 year old patient. In both cases, it’s usually the case that they have been told by their...

When Should You Have Surgery For Back Pain?

When Should You Have Surgery For Back Pain?

If you have back or neck pain, when is it right to have surgical intervention? This is a difficult question, but it’s something we hear regularly at the clinic, read on to find out our expert opinion.

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

Have you been given a diagnosis of sacroiliac joint dysfunction? In our experience of treating patients, there are very few cases where the patient has true sacroiliac dysfunction. This is because the joint cannot be moved in isolation, only with the involvement of other joints and muscles.

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

  Today we’re going to talk about carpal tunnel syndrome - exactly what it is, and from our point of view how we would distinguish if the patient has true carpal tunnel syndrome, or if it’s actually more of an issue stemming from the patient’s neck. So what is carpal...

What Can Cause Leg Pain When Walking?

What Can Cause Leg Pain When Walking?

Are you suffering with leg pain when walking? Today we’re talking about nerve pain occurring in the leg – for which you might be experiencing sensations including burning pain, tingling, pins & needles, shooting pain or weakness in your legs.

How To Avoid Back Pain While Playing Golf

How To Avoid Back Pain While Playing Golf

  We do see a lot of keen golf players here at The Mayfair Clinic, and it’s quite common to experience back pain after a game of golf or after a session at the driving range. In this week’s article, we’ll be covering why you might be getting it, how you can avoid it...

What Causes Neck Pain From Riding Your Bike?

What Causes Neck Pain From Riding Your Bike?

  Cases of neck pain can be quite frequent amongst regular cyclists, and can also occur as a result of what bike you prefer to use. Today we’re going to discuss a few things you’re doing that might be irritating the structures in your neck, to relieve the pain and...

What Causes Neck Pain While Carrying A Baby?

What Causes Neck Pain While Carrying A Baby?

  In this week’s article we’re discussing why if you’re a new mother or father, you might be experiencing neck or back pain. It’s a common complaint we see in new parents and manifests itself as soreness in the neck or upper back, sometimes extending into the...

What Causes Lower Back Pain When Training Your Abdominal Muscles?

What Causes Lower Back Pain When Training Your Abdominal Muscles?

  The majority of patients who walk through our doors who say they’re training their abdominal muscles on a regular basis or previously did train those muscles using exercises like planks or sit-ups etc. If you’ve seen some of our other videos or read any other...

Hypervolt Product Review

Hypervolt Product Review

  One of the treatments our patients enjoy in the clinic to help ease their muscle tension and soreness is vibration. Handheld vibration tools have become more popular as at home tools to combat against muscle tension, as a result there are a number on the market...

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