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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

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

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Referred Pain from the Spine

by Alan Jordan

Most people will have heard that the symptoms of a heart attack include shooting pains down the left arm. This type of pain is being ‘referred’ from the heart, as the heart is the true cause of the pain and not the arm itself. Pain may also be referred from the spine to other areas Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Referred Pain to the Spine

by Alan Jordan

Most people are aware that shooting pains down the left arm and pain in the jaw are possible signals of a heart attack, despite the fact that the heart isn’t located near to the jaw or to the left arm within the body. This is an example of referred pain, which is also known as Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Discs Don’t Slip!

by Richard Hollis

We all know the term – ‘a slipped disc’. However this phrase is a little misleading, as discs don’t really slip at all. To understand what is actually happening we need to look at the composition of the spine in greater detail. Lying between the bones of the spinal column (vertebra), are the discs. These Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

Identifying the Source of Back Pain

by Alan Jordan

An illustration of the entire spinal column can be seen below.   Anyone who suffers from chronic back pain will be keen to know exactly where his or her pain is coming from, and as such, what is causing it. In this day and age, with the advances in medical science, it is hard to Read More

London Marathon training is now in full swing and so we have prepared some top tips on avoiding injury whilst training that will make sure you are able to complete the course successfully. Don’t let a Niggle Become a Pain Other than normal post-training muscle soreness, don’t ignore niggles at this stage of training – Read More

Back pain can really affect the way you live your daily life. Whether it is making it difficult to sit and stand or stopping you leaving the house, it is important that your doctor can determine exactly how much your pain is stopping you going about your usual daily activities. To help us measure the Read More

Spinal manipulation is very useful at treating back pain and it has been used for more than 2,000 years, since the days of Hippocrates. Over the past 100 years or so, this treatment has been taught to osteopaths and chiropractors and it has become common amongst physiotherapists during the last two or three decades too. Read More

Alan Jordan - Chiropractor

How your Clinician Measures Lower Back Pain

by Alan Jordan

When patients visit Broadgate Spine & Joint Clinic, they are almost always reporting pain as their main problem and lower back pain is a complaint we commonly treat City workers for. Of course, pain is subjective and each patient will experience varying levels of pain, but it is important that your clinician can determine exactly Read More

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