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Treating bad back pain in Croydon 

044ASP363841It’s a rather depressing thought that in our lives almost all of us will suffer from back pain of one sort or another. Back pain comes in many different types and has many different causes. From upper back pain around the neck, to middle back pain down the spine and probably the most common lower back pain including sciatica, spondylosis, disc problems amongst several others.

As one of the top physiotherapists specialising in treating back pain in Croydon you can trust on Sanderstead physio to help you manage your back pain as effective as possible. We will give you a full assessment to ensure that we find out the cause of your back pain and so we can most effectively treat you by as well as treating the symptoms we can effectively reduce the cause and get you back pain free as soon as possible.

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Spondylosis - lower back pain treatment by Croydon Physio 

back xraySpondylosis is a term that is given to a degenerative osteoarthritis of the joints in the centre of the spinal vertebra. This can be quite a severe condition which can put pressure on to some of the many nerve roots causing extreme propane and can also cause weakness in various muscles in limbs.

A lot of the causes of this due to age-related issues however it can affect people of all different ages. What happens is a narrowing of the space between two adjacent vertebra occurs compression on the nerve root from the spinal cord resulting in severe pain in the neck, shoulder, back , arm or leg. It can cause other symptoms although less common such as a loss of balance or a changing gait (walking style) as well as other embarrassing side-effects such as loss of bowel and bladder control.

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