Ailments

The following conditions normally affect our patients and we provide relief for them:

SPINE & NECK PAIN – regardless of its cause, is one of the common ailments leading you to pay us a visit. Here we first determine the cause before treatment can start.

HERNIATED OR BULDGING DISCS – when discs are injured or age they tear and break open losing gel inside, this can lead to herniated discs. Characterised by pain, numbness and weakness.

DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE – often occurs in the discs in the lower back (lumber region) and the neck (cervical region). Spinal discs may degenerate causing

DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE, due to issues like cracks in the outer shell of the disc.

SPINAL STENOSIS – is the narrowing of the spinal canal. Causes can be thickening of tissue in the canal. It is characterised by pain, numbness and weakness in the legs and feet.

SCIATICA – is caused by herniated disc in the lumber region and causes numbness and pain down to the legs.

PINCHED NERVE – is a result of damage to the nerve or nerves. Symptoms include numbness, the feeling of “pins and needles”, a burning sensation or pain radiating from the injured area.

HEADACHES – different types such as Tension headaches, Migraines, and Cluster headaches. All headaches have one common thing, very painful. Symptoms include vomiting and nausea.

SCOLIOSIS – is characterised by an abnormal spinal curve. Causes can be genetic, neurological disorder or abnormality.