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Lumbar radiculopathy/nerve root compression

Lumbar radiculopathy can be a painful and debilitating conditioning due to compression of the nerve roots in the lower back. This can produce pins & needles or numbness on the buttock or leg.

What type of scan do I need?

Do you need a scan at all? The musculoskeletal system is made up of many types of tissue like bone,...

Paul Hattam

Physiotherapy Treatment for Lower Back Pain

Physiotherapy is the primary treatment for lower back pain. It is particularly effective in the treatment of mechanical pain, which...

Sarah Brownhill (née Crisp)

Red Flags | Do I Have Something Serious?

If you are reading this blog it is likely you have been pointed in this direction by your Physiotherapist to...

Sue Dale

Lower Back Pain | What’s causing it?

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons for people taking time off work and seeing a Doctor...

Jon Grayson
GPSTP

Pins & needles | referred from the spine

Symptoms such as pins & needles or numbness are commonly referred from an issue at the spine. In many cases...

Johnny Cassidy
GPSTP

Pain relief | over the counter medication

Paul and Johnny have recently returned to university in order to be able to prescribe medication for pain relief. This...

Johnny Cassidy

Can I recover from a slipped disc?

What is a slipped disc? Many people talk about a slipped disc to describe back pain and/or associated leg symptoms....

Johnny Cassidy