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Sciatica is a type of nerve pain affecting a large bundle of nerves at the back of your leg. Rarely does nerve pain indicate a problem with the nerve itself but rather irritation or compression of the nerve at a (usually) higher level, for example, a pinched nerve at the spine. Our physios are skilled at finding the source of the pain and offering effecting treatments to relive the symptoms.

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

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

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