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Back Pain

Say goodbye to back pain and hello to a pain-free life! At London Interventional, we’ve got your back – literally. Our experts will unravel the mystery of your back pain, delivering sharp solutions for aching issues. Don’t let pain hinder your quality of life any longer – let’s get you back on track today!

Experience Relief and Freedom from Back Pain

Are you tired of living with the relentless burden of persistent back pain, hindering your every move and stealing away the simple joys of life? At London Interventional Clinic, we empathise with the challenges you face and are dedicated to helping you reclaim a life unhindered by pain. Our team of specialised interventional pain management experts is committed to delivering unparalleled care and groundbreaking solutions for all your back pain woes.

Your Partner in Pain Management Excellence

At London Interventional Clinic, we are more than just a healthcare facility – we are your partners in achieving relief and freedom from back pain. Our team of board-certified physicians and pain specialists possesses an in-depth understanding of the intricate complexities of spinal health and the array of conditions that contribute to back pain. Our combined expertise and cutting-edge technologies bring you the highest standard of professional care.

Unravelling the Back Pain Mystery

The journey to pain relief begins with unravelling the mystery behind your back pain. Our clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, enabling us to perform comprehensive evaluations and identify the precise source of your discomfort. From degenerative disc disease to spinal stenosis and everything in between, we leave no stone unturned in our pursuit of an accurate diagnosis.

Some of the most common causes of back pain can include:

Tailored Treatment Solutions

The best course of treatment for back pain will depend on the underlying cause and the severity of the pain. In many cases, simple lifestyle changes, such as maintaining proper posture and engaging in regular physical activity, can help alleviate pain. Over-the-counter pain medication, can also provide some relief.

For more severe cases, expert physical therapy can help to tackle symptoms and improve mobility. In some cases, injections or even surgery may be necessary. If you are experiencing significant back pain, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional to determine the best course of treatment for you.

Back pain is a common issue that can have a significant impact on one’s quality of life. By understanding the causes, symptoms and effective treatments, you can take steps to alleviate your pain and improve your overall health and wellbeing. If you are experiencing chronic or severe back pain, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional for an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan.

Book a consultation today and take the first step towards a pain free back.

Pioneering Non Surgical Interventions

Injections (of steroid and local anaesthetic) to the spinal facet joints and radio-frequency procedures are simple and highly effective procedures usually carried out as a day-case procedure under a light sedation if required. They can dramatically reduce pain and many people who undergo these can find that the benefits last for months, if not years.

Radio-frequency heats the nerve that is transmitting the pain and in doing so, disrupts the route so that the nerve signals are no longer transmitted. Once the spine has healed the pain should be reduced and the benefits felt for a good length of time.

Injections work by administering a long-acting local anaesthetic and steroid to the facet joints to anaesthetise the facet joint and block pain, enabling physical therapy and the return to an active lifestyle.

Epidural steroid injections are injections made into the spine in order to treat pain from a slipped disc or compressed nerve with pinpoint accuracy. They can be extremely beneficial in treating the conditions which can lead to sciatic nerve pain. The injections consist of both a steroid and a local anaesthetic and this combination helps to reduce the inflammation of the nerve adjacent to the intervertebral disc. Pain relief can vary from patient to patient but many will see many years relief after such a procedure

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Compassionate Care, Proven Results

At London Interventional Clinic, we firmly believe that compassionate care forms the foundation of successful pain management. You are treated with the utmost respect and empathy from the moment you step into our clinic. We listen attentively to your concerns, answer your questions with clarity, and work together to craft a treatment plan that aligns with your goals and lifestyle.

Take the First Step Towards a Pain-Free Life

Don’t let back pain dictate your life any longer. Take the first step towards a pain-free existence by scheduling a consultation with our esteemed team at London Interventional Clinic. Our expert physicians and pain specialists are ready to partner with you on this journey, offering professional guidance and personalised care. Rediscover the joy of movement, unlock your full potential, and experience true freedom from back pain with London Interventional Clinic.

Contact us today to book your consultation and embark on a healthier, happier you.

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Why Choose London Interventional Clinic for Back Pain?

Dr Humble is highly trained in the latest techniques and technologies for treating back pain. He uses cutting-edge imaging equipment to ensure that the injection is delivered exactly where it is needed, providing our patients with the most effective treatment possible. Our consultant, Dr Humble, is a specialist in Interventional Pain Medicine and has extensive experience performing epidural injections and other spinal injections.

We understand that everyone’s situation is unique, and we work closely with each patient to develop a customized treatment plan that is tailored to their specific needs and goals. Our goal is to help our patients find relief from their back pain and get back to doing the things they love, as quickly and effectively as possible.

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Get in Touch with Us Today

If you’re struggling with back pain, we’re here to help. Our team is available to answer any questions you may have and help you schedule an appointment. Don’t let back pain control your life any longer. Contact us today to start your journey towards pain-free living.

FAQs

When it comes to back and spinal pain, it tends to be very common, and most people will experience it at least once in their lifetime. Your back and spine is a very complex structure which is composed of bones, muscles, nerves and joints and back pain can be caused by a problem of one of these elements.

It’s a musculoskeletal disorder that can show in a range of ways including…

  • Slight twinges through to being in severe pain
  • Full but constant aches to sudden sharp pains that can make movement difficult
  • Gradually become worse or will start quickly if you fall or lift something that is too heavy

Spinal pain and back pain is the most common in the lumbar (lower back) region, although it can be felt anywhere along your spine, from your neck down to your hips.

The most common spinal pain symptoms include…

  • Muscle ache
  • Muscle spasms
  • Tension, soreness and stiffness
  • Pain that runs down your legs
  • Limited flexibility or range of motion of your back

Back pain can often be managed with non-surgical treatments that reduce pain and improve function. Here are some standard non-invasive treatment options:

  1. Physical Therapy: Targeted exercises and manual therapies prescribed by a physical therapist can strengthen the back muscles and improve flexibility.
  2. Heat and Cold Therapy: Applying heat or ice packs can help reduce inflammation and alleviate back pain.
  3. Pain Medications: Over-the-counter pain relievers or prescription medications may be used to manage acute back pain.
  4. Steroid Injections: Epidural or facet joint injections with corticosteroids can provide targeted pain relief by reducing inflammation.
  5. Acupuncture: This traditional Chinese practice involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain and promote healing.
  6. Chiropractic Care: Chiropractors use manual adjustments to realign the spine and alleviate back pain.
  7. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS): This therapy uses low-voltage electrical currents to relieve pain by disrupting pain signals.
  8. Ultrasound Therapy: High-frequency sound waves generate heat in deep tissues, promoting blood flow and reducing muscle tension.
  9. Lifestyle Modifications: Adopting healthier habits, such as regular exercise, weight management, and stress reduction, can positively impact back pain.

The lower area of the back is also called the lumbosacral, it’ the part of the back between the bottom of the ribs and the top of the legs and most of the lower back will be made up of bones called the vertebrae. The most common type of spinal and back pain is usually a case of sudden – onset pain, but it tends to be unclear where the pain stems from and it can be that there’s no specific problem or disease that can be identified as the cause of discomfort. The severity of the pain may vary from mild to severe.

This type of back and spinal pain, can feel like:

  • Can get better or worse depending on your position
  • May feel worse when moving
  • Can develop suddenly or gradually
  • May be the result of poor posture or lifting something awkwardly
  • Could be due to a minor injury such as a sprain
  • Can also be associated with feeling stressed or rundown
  • Will usually start to get better in a few weeks

While there’s no cause for back and spinal pain, there’ll still be some slight treatments that you can do to slightly improve the pain. Back pain should usually improve within a few weeks or months and there are some things that you can do to reduce your pain in the meantime. There are also specialist treatments available that could be recommended if its thought simple measures won’t work. Treatments that you can try yourself are:

Keep Active: This is one of the most important things that you can do, keep moving and continue with your normal activities as much as possible.

Back Exercises and Stretches: Simple back exercises and stretches can also help to reduce spinal pain and can also be carried out at home as often as you need to.

Painkillers: Ibuprofen can help relieve back pain

Hot and Cold Packs: For heat try a warm bath and hot water bottle and for cold an ice pack or a bag of frozen peas to help relieve the spinal pain.

Relax: Trying to relax will be a crucial part of easing the pain as muscle tension caused by worrying about your condition may make things worse.

While many cases of back pain can resolve independently with rest and self-care, some may require medical attention. Here are some signs that warrant seeking medical help:

  1. Severe Pain: If you experience intense and persistent pain that does not improve with rest or over-the-counter pain relievers.
  2. Numbness or Weakness: Development of numbness, tingling, or weakness in the legs, as it may indicate nerve compression.
  3. Loss of Bowel or Bladder Control: Difficulty controlling bowel or bladder movements could indicate a severe underlying issue.
  4. Recent Trauma: A healthcare professional should assess back pain following a significant injury or accident.
  5. Fever and Infection: If back pain is accompanied by fever, it may indicate an underlying infection.
  6. Unexplained Weight Loss: Sudden and unexplained weight loss and back pain should be evaluated.
  7. Persistent Pain: Medical evaluation is recommended if the pain persists for more than a few weeks despite conservative treatments.
  8. History of Cancer: Individuals with a history of cancer should seek prompt evaluation for unexplained back pain.
  9. New Onset of Back Pain after 50: Back pain that begins after age 50 warrants attention, as it may be related to age-related spinal changes.

Remember that back pain can have various underlying causes, and seeking timely medical advice can help identify and address the root issue, leading to better outcomes and improved quality of life.