Is Surgery Really The Answer To Your Back Pain?

Is Surgery Really The Answer To Your Back Pain?

Back Pain and Surgery A new study in Australia in The Conversation AU by Machado, Lin and Harris 2018, has shown that treatment for back pain costs $5 billion Australian per year and this figure is rising annually. Most of this is spent on surgical procedures like spinal fusion. Spinal fusion is an operation whereby […]

Impingement in Your Shoulder – Best Treatment Options based on New Research   

Impingement in Your Shoulder – Best Treatment Options based on New Research  

  What is Impingement? Impingement is irritation of the rotator cuff tendons in the tunnel that is formed underneath the end of the collar bone (the acromion) and the top of the upper arm (humerus). The reason for the impingement (subacromial pain) has long been thought to be due to the mechanical contact that occurs […]

Recent Advice for Sufferers of Cartilage Tears in the Knee from Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic

New research in the British Medical Journal compared a group of patients with torn knee meniscus (cartilage) who had an operation to repair the tear with another group who did a 12 week course of exercises to strengthen muscles around the knee. They found that pain reduced in the group who did not undergo the […]

MIGRAINES – New Research Discusses The Benefits of Surgery and Meditation  

  Migraine is the most common type of headache that propels patients to seek care from their doctors.   Migraine headaches can vary from person to person, but they typically last from four hours up to 72 hours. Some people get them several times per month, while others experience them much less frequently. Many migraine […]

Chiropractors in Southampton Explain Theo Walcott's Knee Injury

Chiropractors in Southampton Explain Theo Walcott’s Knee Injury

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury With news of England footballer Theo Walcott being ruled out of this summer’s World Cup, Dr Barton explains the function of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, how it becomes injured and the associated treatment and rehabilitation processes. The Anterior Cruciate Ligaments (ACL) main role is to help to stabilize the knee by […]