Common Back Problems – Sciatica

Common Back Problems – Sciatica

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a painful condition caused by an irritated or compressed sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back to your feet. Sciatica will often get better naturally in 4 to 6 weeks but can last longer. Symptoms of sciatica Pain...
A ‘Day’ in the life of our Physio

A ‘Day’ in the life of our Physio

Our resident MSK Physio is Catia Silva who is in the clinic on Thursdays afternoons between 2pm and 8pm.   Patients present with a wide range of conditions that can include:- Arthritis Generalised aches and pains Back pain Chronic pain Falls and fractures...
Prolapsed Disc (‘Slipped Disc’)

Prolapsed Disc (‘Slipped Disc’)

This is the first in our series of Common Back Problems and looks at a condition that is commonly known as a ‘slipped disc’ What is a Prolapsed disc (Slipped Disc) A prolapsed disc, sometimes called a herniated disc and commonly referred to as a ‘slipped disc’ occurs...