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How to spot sciatica and what to expect with treatment

Amongst my most commonly treated conditions is sciatica, which is characterised by pain which radiates from the lower spine. This discomfort can extend through the buttocks and legs. This pain, which ranges from mild to excruciating (medically termed lumbar radiculopathy) is a surprisingly common condition. While the general population has an 80-90% chance of experiencing […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on How to spot sciatica and what to expect with treatment

Top tips for avoiding back pain at work

Occupational back pain is incredibly common. It can affect most people when remaining sedentary or not moving from one position for long periods of time. 

The most common presentations are: tightness, stiffness or pain through the neck, shoulders or lower back, but it can be felt anywhere along the spine from the head to the hips. In […]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Top tips for avoiding back pain at work

Pain in Your Back and Down your Leg? You Might Have Sciatica

Written by Mr Navin Verghese
Back pain. The scourge of the sedentary office worker, it can become debilitating if not treated correctly. But what about when that pain spreads from your back all the way down your leg? According to Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Navin Verghese, you might have sciatica.

Find out more about the condition and how […]

By |March 16th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Pain in Your Back and Down your Leg? You Might Have Sciatica

How can Laser Therapy help Speed Up the Healing Process?

Written by Mr Michael Fatica for Doctify
At The Mayfair Clinic, we like to help our patients as much as we can, and that includes with their questions. We have had some questions about the treatments available at the Clinic and rather than answer them for one patient, we thought we would answer them for you […]

By |February 16th, 2018|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on How can Laser Therapy help Speed Up the Healing Process?

Do you Actually Know the Difference between a Chiropractor and an Osteopath?

Written by Mr Michael Fatica for Doctify
Knowing what kind of health specialist to go to for what complaint can be something of a mystery. Here to explain the difference between an Osteopath and Chiropractor and a little more about the history of Osteopathy is Mr Michael Fatica, the founding Osteopath of The Mayfair Clinic.
Where does […]

By |August 14th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Do you Actually Know the Difference between a Chiropractor and an Osteopath?

What does your sore back say about you?

Written by Mr Imran Liaquat for Doctify
Of all the everyday health complaints we suffer from, a sore back is probably one of the most common. But what causes this pain? And do different types of discomfort mean different things?

Offering up an explanation is Mr Imran Liaquat, leading Doctify Neurosurgeon. He sheds a little more light […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What does your sore back say about you?

What are Kidney Stones and how do you treat them?

Written by Mr Andrew Ballaro for Doctify
If, like me, your knowledge of kidney stones consists of Joey bent over double in agony in an old episode of Friends then this is the article for you. These small stones can cause big problems when left untreated so it’s useful to know what to look out for […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What are Kidney Stones and how do you treat them?

Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

“Why do I have back pain?” 

Low back pain is an extremely common problem. So common that it is normal to get some back pain from time to time. Most of the time it is caused by muscular spasms due to fatigue or inflammation. It is rarely serious and usually improves by keeping active, doing gentle exercise and taking simple pain killers. It is best to avoid prolonged periods of sitting, […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

Interview with Top Chiropractor Dr Luther Moss

Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify
What is chiropractic?

A chiropractor use a range of techniques with focus on alignment, flexibility and strength of the body. They can also provide advice on exercise, diet, lifestyle and rehabilitation that includes exercises you can do in your own time.

What do you specialise in?

My personal area of interest is headaches and […]

By |April 4th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Interview with Top Chiropractor Dr Luther Moss