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Why Painkillers Don’t Work For Back Pain

Why Painkillers Don’t Work For Back Pain

 In this week’s article, we’re going to talk about why the use of painkillers for back pain can be questionable, and not necessarily the most useful thing for this type of problem. A huge proportion of patients we see here at the clinic have been previously prescribed...

What Is Osteoporosis?

What Is Osteoporosis?

We often see patients who are dealing with osteoporosis who are struggling with an element of pain resulting from their condition. Osteoporosis is a bone disease, diagnosed when the body loses bone density. This can occur over time, or if the body starts to produce...

Will A Bulging Disc Heal On Its Own?

Will A Bulging Disc Heal On Its Own?

An enquiry we hear quite often is, can my bulging disc heal on its own? Can it be healed with treatment? The answer is quite complex, so we’re going to be dedicating this week’s article to explaining this for you. First and foremost, what is a slipped disc? In between each vertebra of your spine is a cushiony disc that protects your spine and shock absorbs on a daily basis. It also keeps your spine’s movement smooth and fluid.

How To Look After Your Back Over Christmas

How To Look After Your Back Over Christmas

  Christmas time usually involves you using your body is a slightly different way to your normal day-to-day life. As a result, there are a few activities you should be aware of that may increase your risk of tweaking your back, and things you can do to pre-empt...

Why Is Core Strength Important For Back Pain?

Why Is Core Strength Important For Back Pain?

  Building core strength is an integral part of actually recovering from back pain, but in general it’s importance is not insisted upon enough as part of a normal rehabilitation program. You might have heard the term ‘engage your core’ thrown around in your yoga...

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...

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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...

What Causes Back Pain While Coughing or Sneezing?

What Causes Back Pain While Coughing or Sneezing?

If you regularly struggle with back or neck pain, you’ll know that certain actions can cause a flare up, or make the pain more intense afterwards. With lower back pain, coughing and sneezing are certainly actions that we hear cause people to experience a temporary flare up of symptoms, or even to trigger a long-term flare.

Avoiding Lower Back Pain While Driving

Avoiding Lower Back Pain While Driving

  If you’re getting lower back pain, or generalised back pain when you’re driving, you may be wondering how to avoid it – especially if driving is part of your job or you drive regularly. Firstly, you’ll need to establish the severity of the problem by looking at...

How To Treat Spinal Stenosis Without Surgery

How To Treat Spinal Stenosis Without Surgery

  This week we’re going to be going into detail about spinal stenosis, including what is important to learn when you receive a diagnosis of spinal stenosis and how you can treat it without surgery. There are many different causes of spinal stenosis, as it’s a...

What Can Cause Back Muscle Spasms?

What Can Cause Back Muscle Spasms?

  We often hear from patients when they’ve visited a doctor about their pain, that it’s often described as a muscle spasm. This diagnosis can often leave patients very confused as to why a muscle spasm is occurring and what’s actually going on in their spine to...

Our Approach To Treating Headaches & Neck Pain

Our Approach To Treating Headaches & Neck Pain

  In this article we’ll be going into depth on our approach to treating headaches and any related neck pain that frequent headaches can often be accompanied by. Equally it can also be the other way around where frequent bouts of neck pain can be accompanied by...

How To Deal With Back Pain While Out Shopping

How To Deal With Back Pain While Out Shopping

  Dealing with back pain while you are out shopping can be a real challenge. If shopping used to be enjoyable for you, back pain can really get in the way of the enjoyment of a lot of things in your life. Equally, if you didn’t enjoy shopping to begin with, it...

Is My Spine Out Of Alignment?

Is My Spine Out Of Alignment?

  We do get asked a lot by patients when they first come in, whether their spine is out of alignment. While there may be small deviations that have resulted in them experiencing back or neck pain to begin with, a lot of people can be told they have a scoliosis or...

How To Strengthen Your Lower Back & Core

How To Strengthen Your Lower Back & Core

  When you’re suffering with back pain, often the recommendation is to perform exercises in order to strengthen the muscles in your back. This can often seem like unhelpful advice as, you’ll know if you’ve ever been to the gym, it takes time and patience to build...

How Can Laser Therapy Heal Your Back Pain?

How Can Laser Therapy Heal Your Back Pain?

Today we’re going to talk about one of our most advanced and exciting back pain treatments, laser therapy. When this therapy is mentioned, often it can throw up a lot of questions or concern from the patient as understandably it sounds scary and straight out of a...

We’re A Finalist!

We’re A Finalist!

We're delighted to announce that we're finalists in The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards UK 2019 as New Business Of The Year! The award is a celebration of businesses showing innovation and leadership in their sector, so we're hugely proud to be a part of this...

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