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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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A Neurosurgeon on “Life with the Chiropractors”

This article was written and contributed by a Spinal Surgeon working at the Broadgate Spine and Joint Clinic. I have the good fortune to work in a genuinely multidisciplinary environment. Not just a polyclinic with a variety of different medical … Continue reading

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A Rheumatologist on Working With Chiropractors

This article was written and contributed by a Spinal Surgeon from the Broadgate Spine and Joint Clinic. Having a typical degree education in a British medical school usually means that there are gaping holes in one’s general medical knowledge. This … Continue reading

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The Informed Patient

How to choose a chiropractor? It is imperative that the chiropractor that you chose is recognised by the General Chiropractic Council www.gcc-uk.org. This is your guarantee that the chiropractor in question has the appropriate qualifications and has successfully completed a … Continue reading

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Exercise and Lower Back Pain

During the recent past the most common treatment prescribed for longstanding lower back pain has become supervised exercise. There are many exercise programmes available to patients – with many therapists proclaiming that their particular exercise programme is the very best … Continue reading

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