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Low Back Pain

Low back pain is pain affecting the lower part of the back. It is described as:  Acute if it has lasted less than 6 weeks.  Sub-acute if it has lasted 6-12 weeks.  Chronic if it…
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Safety Check for MRI Scans

Do you have a cardiac pacemaker?(Yes/No) Do you have an intracranial aneurysm clip/programmable ventriculoperitoneal shunt? (Yes/No) Have you had a cochlear implant/neurotransmitter? (Yes/No) Are you known to have renal (kidney) problems? (Yes/No) Have you had…
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What is pain?

Pain is what the patient says it is. Pain is always subjective. “An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage.”  A bridge from the…
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Spine Health Services

Spine Health offers a range of services including:Spine Assessments Spine Health offers an initial comprehensive assessment including a full history and examination.  Investigations and treatment planning is then undertaken. Spine Assessment Package Spine Health offers…
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Vista Diagnostics

Affordable & Accessible MRI  Patient Information  The premise of our organisation is to provide you with affordable MRI. Reported scans are available daily from £250 for one region (£375 for two regions, £500 for three…
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Case Report 14.05.07

Case Report I reviewed a 49 year old gentleman who had a previous history of neck pain including pain and paraesthesia, particularly in the left arm, with pins and needles in the left hand.  These…
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Case Report 25.05.07

Case ReportA 62 year old gentleman was seen in the Pain Clinic with neck pain.  The pain started in the neck but then went down the right arm.  He got occasional pins and needles in…
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Strategies for minimizing NSAIDs side effects

Introduction Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of drugs with analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties. These NSAIDs are mainly used for reducing pain, fever and inflammation. There are three main categories of NSAIDs, including:…
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Piriformis Syndrome

Introduction  Piriformis Syndrome is defined as a neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the piriformis muscle compresses or irritates the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body. The piriformis muscle is a narrow muscle found…
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