Spine Conditions

Our back and spine experts will diagnose the causes of your particular back problem and create a treatment plan to help relieve your back pain. Treatment can include physical therapy, medication optimisation, surgery and image guided spinal procedures including pain relieving injections.

I was made to feel very comfortable by the receptionist. Mr Outhwaite is very good at explaining everything and I was very pleased with the consultation.

June 6, 2016

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  • Facet Joint Problems

     Facet joint problems are often called a syndrome. They are a pain in one of the joints between the bones in the spine called vertebrae. ...

  • What Is Back Numbness?

     Back numbness can be indirectly caused by many back conditions. It is actually a neurological condition, however, so although a back condition causes the numbness, ...

  • What is the X-STOP?

     The X-STOP is a surgery for spinal stenosis. It is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat the painful symptoms that stem from spinal stenosis. ...

  • What is Microdiscectomy?

     A microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat people with herniated discs in their lower backs. Lower back surgery used to mean large ...

  • Laminectomy

     What is a Laminectomy?Laminectomy is a very common back surgery. The surgery consists of a surgeon removing the rear portion of one or more of ...

  • Spinal Fractures

     A spinal fracture is not like a fracture in the arm or leg. A spinal fracture can pinch and damage the nerves in the spine. ...

  • What is Brachialgia?

     Brachialgia is a doctors term for a pinched nerve in your neck. It is also sometimes called a cervical radiculopathy. Basically, there is an injury ...

  • What is Kyphosis?

     Everyone has a little bit of a curve in their spine. However, kyphosis causes the back to appear more rounded than usual. The curvature that ...

  • Upper Spine Pain

     This post is going to provide information about common causes, symptoms and treatments for upper and middle spine pain. The reason we are going to ...

  • Cervical Discectomy

     A cervical discectomy, otherwise known as an anterior cervical discectomy is a surgical procedure to help with spinal cord or nerve root compression. It does ...

  • Slipped Disc Symptoms

     Slipped discs are a very common injury that affects the back; they can affect any part of your back and leave you in a quite ...

  • Narrowing of the spine

    A narrowing of the spine, or spinal stenosis as it is known to us in the medical world, causes pressure on the nerves and the ...

  • Slipped disc

    Your spine is made up of 24 vertebrae which are individual bones that stack up on each other. They are separated by pads of cartilage ...

  • Lumbar decompression

     Lumbar decompression is a type of surgery that is used to treat nerves that have been compressed in the lower spine. The surgery is only ...

  • Lower Spine Pain

     Almost everyone on this planet that has ever lived and is living right now, will have had or will get lower back pain, it is ...

  • Back pain

    Back pain is a very common condition, in fact, it will affect 1 in 3 of us this year. Most of these people will get ...

  • Lumbar discectomy, everything you need to know

    If you have just been told that you may need a lumbar discectomy in the future or you are curious about the operation and would ...

  • Steroid Injections

    If you have just been told that you need steroid injections to help you overcome a condition and you are wondering why, hopefully, this article ...

  • Stenosis of the spine

    What is stenosis of the spine?Stenosis of the spine is a condition in which the spaces between the bones in the spine constrict. This narrowing ...

  • What is Scoliosis?

    The conditionScoliosis is the name given to an abnormal twisting of the spine, resulting in a curvature of the spine. Back pain, as I am ...

  • Muscle pain in your back

    The common types of muscle pain in your backThere are two common types of back pain, one is what’s known as muscle strain and the ...

  • Everything you need to know about Osteoarthritis

    What is osteoarthritis?Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the UK, it is a condition that affects the joints and makes them feel ...

  • Why am I getting lower back pain?

    Lower back pain can be a very hard thing to treat as there are so many different causes to it. It can be an old ...

  • What is a Caudal Epidural and what does it do?

    What is a Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection?A caudal epidural injection is a steroid injection into the bottom of the spine known as the epidural space. ...

  • Facet joint injections, what are they and who are they for?

    In this article we are going to explain and explore facet joint injections. If you are considering having facet joint injections then it’s important to ...

  • What is sciatica and how can it be treated?

    What is sciatica?Sciatica is a pain in the lower extremity’s dues to the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the ...

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  • Carpal Tunnel Treatment

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a tingling, numbness and weakness in the hand. As well as these symptoms, carpal tunnel syndrome can also be responsible for other symptoms in your wrist and hand. The cause of these symptoms is a pressure put on the median nerve in your wrist. This nerve runs through a small channel […]

  • Hammer Toe Correction

    Hammer toe is an ailment that affects one or more of your middle toes. It causes the toe to bend upwards at the middle joint. Some people can manage to cope with the condition by changing their lifestyles. However, lifestyle changes don’t always reduce the pain caused by hammer toes, and so surgery can be […]

  • What Is Elbow Stiffness?

      The elbow joint can become affected by stiffness and pain after an injury very easily. The reason for this is because the elbow is made up of three separate joints that fit together perfectly. Plus, it is also in close proximity to a host of soft tissues. So, if there is an issue with […]