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Hi Kris, I’m 21 years old and I’ve had back pain for the past 6/7 years in my mid back on leading into the bottom of my back. I also work a job in front of a computer screen for 12 hours a day. At the end of the day the pain is sometimes unbearable. I’m wondering if I could possibly come by and have some take a look and maybe help adjust. I’m looking forward to hearing from you Kind regards Billy Cumes
Of course you can get one of us to take a look at that for you. That’s what we do! It looks like you probably need some treatment to get your back working properly again and settle your paraspinal muscles down. In addition, we’d also go through postural advice so that you can largely manage your issues there yourself so that you can have minimal ongoing chiropractic intervention in the long term.
Why don’t you give us a ring on 02083015859 and have a chat with reception about booking in?
Hello Kris I have noticed, that my daughters hips are not even, one is higher than the other and the arms looks uneven too. Is there a way to fix it?
I’m really sorry but I have no idea if this can be ‘fixed’ or not because I don’t know what is causing it or how bad it is.
I’d have to examine her before I could give you my thoughts on what may or may not be possible.
Why don’t you give your nearest chiropractor a ring and book yourselves in with them?
Hi Kris, wonder if you can assist with snapping hip syndrome. Work for an NHS Ambulance service and so have spoken about it with some of my paramedic colleagues and the symptoms I’m feeling alongside the research I have undertaken all points directly towards one of the three versions of SHS. Pain in and around my left lumbar triangle, radiating into my groin, buttock and thigh, around a 4/10 score discomfort but not pain. Upon hip tension, flexion and release a loud enough popping audible heard from the area alongside a sharp jolt. No paresthesia noted. paracetamol taken when the pain goes above 6/10 or if I’m struggling to sleep, and if too much I’m taking co-codamol 30’s. I’m into my HIIT workouts, circuit training and more recently, ( < 3 months ) cycling, but I’m struggling to get distances because of the pain starting after a short time frame, wondering if it’s to do with this SHS? Cheers
Hello, interesting case! We’d take a detailed case history, perform a thorough examination and then probably start a trial course of treatment to see if we can settle things down for you. We’d also be looking at what caused this in the first place to try to prevent relapse.
Clinic number is 02083015859. Please give reception a ring and they can book you an appointment.
My fiance suffers from Neuropathy Pressure Palsy and experiences severe back, shoulder and neck pain which makes sleep very difficult- would you be able to help with this? Thanks
Hi. Sorry to hear about your fiances problem. I don’t know if we can help because I don’t know what the pressure palsy is being caused by. I suggest he books himself in to see us – possibly as a ‘free chat’ so we can get a better idea as to what is going on before perhaps seeing him properly as a ‘new patient’
Why don’t you give the clinic a ring on 02083015859 and get him booked in?
Hi, I have a nerve trapped in my neck causing a lot of neck pain, I think stretching and adjustments would help this pain. How much is one session typically?
Hello, it’ll probably be more useful for you to ring the clinic on 02083015859 and have a chat with my front desk staff about costs.
Hi I’m 20 years old Male. I have been having lower back pain for about 2 years now. I wanted to receive some help in resolving the issue. I’m quite active, I got to the gym daily and lift weights as well as road cycle 2 hours a day. My lower back hurts a lot of cycling and generally sometimes when I’m standing for too long it hurts as well. My posture is very poor I’m 6 feet tall. Sometimes when I’m travelling in a car as a passenger my lower back hurts a lot. It’s very extreme pain and I feel like I need to lay down to fix it. It’s lower back and the lower back muscle on the left or right side. Please let me know if it’s something that you might be able to help resolve with and the pricing of the treatment
Hello. That all sounds treatable with a combination of chiropractic, posture advice and exercises. WQhy don’t you give the clinic a ring on 020832015859 and they will be able to run through prices and appointment times with you?
Do you treat 16 year olds with back and joint pains? She has lower back pain and has bad posture due to be out aligned.
Yes we do. The youngest that I have treated was a few weeks old and the oldest was 96. Treating a 16 year old is not unusual.
Hi, I have a burning/stabbing pain between my shoulder blade and spine which hurts if I am sitting in a certain way or stretching forwards. Could seeing a chiropractor help?
Hello! Yes, chiropractic probably can help with that type of thing. The chiro would have to take a detailed case history and do a thorough examination before starting treatment to try to help you.
Hi, I have suffered with sciatica for 18 months and have never really found a relief or fix. The pay 3 months has resulted in severe pain causing distress and discomfort. I have had 7 acupuncture sessions which has not seemed to have improved anything. Hospital have referred physio which also has not seemed to have helped and now resulting in taking strong painkillers. What would you recommend as a treatment? I have also never had an X-ray
Hello, sorry for your predicament!
We would have to take a case history and perform a thorough examination to determine the cause of your symptoms and the best treatment for them.
X-rays aren’t generally recommended for sciatic type symptoms so if you did need imaging (most people don’t) then an MRI would probably be best.
Our number is 02083015859 if you would like to take this further.
Hello, I just moved to Dartford, England from the United States. In the US, I get adjusted at least once a week. I have been in England for almost a month now and have not been able to get an adjustment and I am really need one. How much does an adjustment cost and how soon could you see me?
Hello. It’ll probably be more useful for you to give the clinic a ring on 02083015859 and have a chat with them about that.