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Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Risk Factors for Developing Lower Back Pain

by Alan Jordan

Lower back pain is extraordinarily common and approximately 80% of the population will experience an episode of pain during the course of their lives. Most episodes resolve on their own, but lower back pain is not nearly as self-limiting as previously thought. Newer research has demonstrated that upwards of 10% of the population are suffering Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Lower Back Pain – How Big a Problem is it?

by Alan Jordan

It is well known that lower back pain is a significant problem both in terms of suffering, costs to the individual as well as society at large. What is less well known is exactly how staggeringly large a problem it actually is. This article will review the current status regarding lower back pain. NUMBER OF Read More

In order to determine the benefits of a treatment proper science has established the Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial as its Gold Standard – this is the only truly established method that is universally accepted. This method has its limitations though and as I discussed in a recent article in the Broadgate Journal identifying precisely which Read More

I am going to begin this article by explaining that multi-disciplinary care is most often inaccurately used in common parlance. The term implies that several health care practitioners are managing an individual patient at the same time. While this type of care can be found at teaching hospitals – where I have worked  for many Read More

Patients are often confused or disappointed when they are told that they are experiencing “non-specific” lower back pain because they understandably do not know what it means. In fairness, it is a generic diagnosis which means; Their condition is not serious We are confident that their pain is not caused by an inflammatory condition, a Read More

Low back pain is so common – over 80% of the population will experience it at some point – that terming it a disease does not really make much sense. Everyone has experienced the common cold and we all get over it within a short period of time and although we clearly feel ill for Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Treating Modic Patients – A Case Study

by Alan Jordan

At the Broadgate Spine & Joint Clinic we have the largest number of MAST Certified Clinicians of any clinic in the UK. We are seeing an increasing number of patients who come to our clinic in order to determine whether they are candidates for antibiotic therapy. At Broadgate, we scrutinise our patients extremely thoroughly prior Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Modic Changes in the Neck

by Alan Jordan

As discussed in earlier articles much of what we know about Modic changes relates to patients suffering with lower back pain. The bacteria have been identified and long term antibiotic treatment has been shown to be highly effective in treating this subset of patients. Modic changes (bone oedema) have been identified on MRI scans for Read More

I have written extensively on the topic of Modic changes and antibiotic treatment in the Broadgate Journal. A few of the articles that I have written are listed below. Modic Changes, a New Disease? Why does Exercise Increase Symptoms in Modic patients? How to identify Modic patients How to become a MAST Certified Clinician By Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Management of Achilles Tendinopathy

by Alan Jordan

Tendons are simply what connect muscles to bones. They transfer the force generated by muscles to bones and hence result in coordinated movement in joints. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in our body and it withstands tensile forces of up to 8 times body weight during running. The term tendonitis is no longer Read More

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