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3rd May 2022

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis elbow)

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Lateral Epicondilytis (also called “tennis elbow” (TE)) is an overuse, self-limiting, and very common musculoskeletal condition affecting the lateral aspect of the elbow. It normally lasts 8-12 months without intervention. TE is a misnamed as this condition does not affect tennis players only, but any person who performs sport and work related repetitive motions like […]

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30th Mar 2022

Sciatica Pain – why is sciatica so painful and treatment options for sciatica including IDD Therapy Spinal Decompression

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Sciatica can be an agonising condition, worse than back pain! It can ruin people’s lives, preventing them doing things with their love ones, ruining sleep and making life miserable. Fortunately there are things we can do about it, without resorting to surgery.  …So what is sciatica? Sciatica is nerve pain that travels down the back […]

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22nd Feb 2022

Jaw Pain – Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)

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The TMJ is the jaw bone joint, and you can feel it by placing your fingers below your ear while opening/closing your mouth. The TMJ is a very important joint that gives us the ability to eat, yawn, talk and swallow. There is a disc between the joint similar to the intervertebral discs we have […]

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1st Feb 2022

Scoliosis & Osteopathy

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Scoliosis is a fairly common condition of the spine characterised by a sideways curvature of the back. It usually manifests with an asymmetry of the shoulders and the rib cage, followed by back pain with muscular origin. As a consequence, compensating curves form to maintain balance between the cranium and the pelvis, and the posture […]

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25th Jan 2022

Sitting… is it bad?

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As clinicians we are frequently asked why is sitting bad for your spine? The technicality of getting pain whilst being in a resting state is curious.  Usually, we experience pain after a series of actions, mostly people remember a strenuous event that has “probably been done with a bad posture”. That is often true, but, […]

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18th Jan 2022

How to avoid back pain at work – tips for improving posture and ergonomics

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Do you work in front of a computer for hours everyday? Do you feel stiff and achy in your neck or lower back at the end of the day? If you have answered yes to both questions then just follow these tips to improve posture andreduce pain and stiffness when working with the computer. Sit […]

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5th Jan 2022

JANUARY PATIENT OFFER

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Moving better, feeling better, living better. That is the mantra for 2022! If joint pain or a restriction in how you move is keeping the smile from your face, let us help you on the road to living better. CONSULTATION + TREATMENT £50 We’re offering new and returning patients a consultation and treatment with one […]

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7th Oct 2021

Is IDD Therapy what I need for my bulging disc?

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IDD Therapy is a treatment alternative to spinal injections and surgical methods to remove your pain stemming from a disc-related issue. Lower back and neck pain are extremely common. Lockdown has indeed impacted the population with these symptoms and the number of people suffering with disc bulges or a herniated disc appears to have grown. […]

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3rd Jul 2021

Unresolved Back Pain – IDD Therapy article in Spinal Surgery News

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There is an interesting article in the May edition of Spinal Surgery News. It looks at treatment options when back or neck pain persists and includes IDD Therapy. Read Article here Here is the extract about IDD Therapy which we have been providing since 2014. “When a condition has built up over a long time, […]

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13th May 2021

Lisa describes how IDD Therapy helped her “excruciating pain” from herniated discs.

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Thank you to Lisa for this inspiring story. Suffering with “excruciating pain” from disc problems, Lisa first tried injections. But when these failed to bring about lasting change, she sought help from Spinex and IDD Therapy. Lisa came to Spinex and had a course of IDD Therapy. Now she is in a much better place. […]

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The issue with “wine o’clock” and my new 100 day habit
20th Mar 2021

The issue with “wine o’clock” and my new 100 day habit

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I hope you had a good week. Over the past year many people have found themselves drinking more alcohol. It’s a social joke about what time is an acceptable “wine o’clock”.  In my case I “like a beer”.  That might be one or two.  I also like red wine, again, maybe a couple of glasses […]

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4th Feb 2021

Woman & Home Features Chantal who finally got relief at Spinex after thirty years of back pain

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Spinex has been featured in Woman and Home magazine.  Chantal describes how back pain affected her and IDD Therapy came to the rescue. Many patients come to Spinex as Chantal did as she describes she  ‘couldn’t imagine a pain free future!’ Woman & Home Feel Good You 2021 Jan – IDD If you know someone […]

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4th Feb 2021

Spinex Features Strongly in What Doctor’s Don’t Tell You

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When it comes to beating back pain, we aim to do it by avoiding surgery.  That is what Spinex is about and we were delighted to feature strongly in What Doctor’s Don’t Tell You Magazine In the article, Sally describes how her back pain was so bad that despite manual treatments, she continued to struggle. […]

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Sunday morning – Newspapers and coffee, reasons to look forward
24th Jan 2021

Sunday morning – Newspapers and coffee, reasons to look forward

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Sunday morning used to be breakfast, coffee and a big newspaper. The pace of the world slowed down and we felt calm. These days we are more likely to reach for our phones and ingest a full hit of daily doom! Of course getting a newspaper these days is unlikely to uplift us but as […]

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Don’t be in pain this Christmas – Free Musculoskeletal Assessment (MSKA)
9th Dec 2020

Don’t be in pain this Christmas – Free Musculoskeletal Assessment (MSKA)

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Christmas is coming and new year resolutions are in the making! Every year December then Christmas can’t come soon enough.  With winter reaching its peak, most of us get ready for a well deserved break and hopefully gather around the dinner table with our loved ones. It’s a particular year this one, where tradition is […]

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30th Nov 2020

IDD Therapy features in Spinal Surgery News

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At Spinex we do a lot with patients who have back and neck pain.  IDD Therapy is a treatment tool we have been using, especially for patients with disc problems like a bulging or herniated disc as well as sciatica. Spinal Surgery News is a prestigious publication and whilst the main focus is spinal surgery, […]

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How Follow Up and Maintenance Care Can Help Avoid Problems Down The Line
19th Nov 2020

How Follow Up and Maintenance Care Can Help Avoid Problems Down The Line

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This article examines the “follow up appointment(s)” and the reason why it is important to try to keep on track with your visits to the osteopath and adhere as much as possible to the exercises prescribed. As a healthcare practitioner your osteopath will have your best interest in mind at all times. The aim is […]

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28th Oct 2020

How Osteopathy helps joint pain.

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A lot of people come to see us with joint pain. Either people become worried about long term joint issues or the pain starts to get in the way of everyday life. So how do Osteopaths help you and get you out of pain?! Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is commonly used to address the many […]

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2nd Sep 2020

Back Pain Treatment – A quick video of IDD Therapy here in London

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Patients with back pain come to Spinex when they find other treatments have not worked.  Here Francesco is helping Lulu who is having a programme of IDD Therapy. IDD Therapy treats targeted spinal segments.  As you can see patients remain fully clothed and the machine does the work. IDD Therapy is non-invasive and when hands-on […]

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4th Jun 2020

SPINEX RE-OPENING TUESDAY 9TH JUNE!

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We are delighted to say that we are back!  Tuesday 9th will see us re-opening. So if you have aches and pains or a more debilitating condition, we are ready to help you. As you might expect, we have to make some changes. Number one is CLEANING.  We have added 15 minutes to each booking […]

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