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 very pleased with how Dr Outhwaite diagnosed me so quickly and started treatment straight away. Everyone was very friendly and helpful at the surgery.

June 6, 2016

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Blog Posts

  • 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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  • What Is Calcific Tendonitis?

      Calcific tendonitis is a build up of calcium deposits in your muscles or tendons. Although this build-up of calcium can occur in any part of your body, one of the most common places for the build-up to occur is in your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a grouping of tendons and muscles that […]

  • Why Do I Need Foot Physiotherapy?

      There are plenty of reason why someone may need to have foot physiotherapy. You may need to have physiotherapy on one of your feet after an injury or operation. In this case, it is to get your foot performing normally after this trauma. You may also need to have physiotherapy when you have a […]

  • Why Is My Ankle Giving Way?

      What does it mean when your ankle gives way? Your ankle giving way actually has a medical name which is chronic ankle instability. It is a condition in which, you will sprain your ankle for seemingly no reason at all. Typically, these sprains will occur when you are running or walking, but sometimes they […]