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Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Whiplash & Invisible Injury

by Alan Jordan

Whiplash  and The Invisible Injury   A whiplash injury may result in a brain concussion. A concussion is a blow or jolt to the head that can actually impact the manner in which your brain functions. The medical term is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). A concussion may result from a car accident, a Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Whiplash – Recovery

by Alan Jordan

Expectations after a Whiplash Injury In addition to being a legally contentious issue, our chiropractic patients are often overly worried about what to expect if they have been involved in a whiplash injury. In a recent blog, I outlined the whiplash classification system and clearly, the higher the whiplash associated disorder scale that one registers, Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Whiplash – a chiropractors view

by Alan Jordan

Whiplash – recommended treatment, a chiropractors view from the City of London Whiplash is a description of the ”trauma” that the neck and head experience – most often associated with road traffic accidents. This is a presentation that chiropractors, here in the City of London at Broadgate, see frequently.  It is not considered, however, aproper Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Neck Pain; What Do The Experts Recommend?

by Alan Jordan

In a recent article on the Broadgate Journal I introduced a new neck pain classification system that was developed by an international research group led by Drs Scott Haldemann and David Cassidy. These two renowned researchers led an international Task Force in investigating all aspects of Neck Pain over a 10 year period. The research Read More

Recently an international panel of research experts in the field of neck science published a wide ranging series of studies regarding neck pain. The panel was led by Dr Scott Haldeman and Dr David Cassidy. Their work was carried out during a 10 year period – The Bone & Joint Decade – and was published Read More

Recent research found that London residents spend an average of 9 hours online a day.  Added up that is 30 years in a lifetime, certainly enough time for back and neck to occur if attention isn’t paid to our posture whilst using our newest gadget. Prolonged periods in twisted, awkward and slouched postures whilst using Read More

Ben Quigley - Osteopathy

Headaches and Osteopathy

by Ben Quigley

Headaches are a very common presentation that can be effectively treated by osteopathy. There are many causes of headaches, the most common being cervico-genic, i.e. referred pain from the neck. Different structures in the neck can cause pain to be felt in the head. Restricted, misaligned vertebrae will refer pain when the neck is moved Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Cervical Disc Disease: How to Deal with it

by Alan Jordan

Discs lie between vertebral bodies and have a useful role in offering shock absorption, allow space for nerves to come out of the spinal cord to supply muscles, skin & other organs, facilitate movement and also offer stability. No wonder that when these structures fail, there is a multitude of possible symptoms that can give Read More

There are a number of causes of neck pain and the choice of a prescribed drug obviously depends on the diagnosis. Simple muscular or postural neck pain may respond to paracetamol or a mild anti-inflammatory drug, but more severe neck pain may require codeine preparations or other drugs that affect pain pathways. Let’s take a Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Medication for Neck Pain

by Alan Jordan

To accurately and most effectively treat your neck pain or back pain, your doctor will need to make a proper diagnosis. This involves determining what the cause of your pain actually is. When a diagnosis has been made, he or she will be better able to prescribe medications and/or spinal injections to deal with your Read More

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