Archives: May 2013

MAST Certified Clinicians

MAST Certified Clinicians have undertaken an educational programme to teach them techniques in diagnosing and managing patients that show signs of Modic changes on MRI scans. In previous articles, we have already seen that Modic changes have been linked to … Continue reading

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What is the MAST Medical Academy?

Recently there has been a lot of coverage around Modic changes in the vertebrae, which research has indicated as being linked with lower back pain. Modic Antibiotic Spine Therapy (MAST) has been demonstrated to have a positive correlation with reduction … Continue reading

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Modic Changes Explained

In this blog post I will provide a brief summary of Modic changes, which are named after Dr Michael Modic who first described them 25 years ago. Modic Changes are physical changes to the vertebra of the spine, which have … Continue reading

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Miracle Back Pain Cure?

Conventional treatments for chronic lower back pain do not demonstrate impressive results. This fact is not disputed. However, a breakthrough treatment, pioneered by Dr Hanne Albert, using antibiotics to treat chronic lower back pain, has reported remarkable success in clinical … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in Modic Changes

A recent breakthrough by colleagues of mine at the University of Southern Denmark has cast new light on a condition afflicting tens of thousands of people, suffering from lower back pain. Having monitored the progress of this research, I am … Continue reading

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