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Severe back pain nearly ruined my life

20th December 2016 - Steve Morris

Back pain can affect most of us at some point in our lives. Fortunately, for the majority, this will only last for a short period but for some it can become severely disabling. This was the case for Tina Thrift who, following a bad fall in April 2014, was left in crippling pain in her […]

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Dream holiday nearly scuppered by Sciatica

20th November 2016 - Steve Morris

Jason Pelham, a 47 year old site manager, almost had to cancel his family’s dream holiday due to continuous pain caused by sciatica. Holidays are generally very important to us, giving us the opportunity to get away from daily life and relax, eat and drink a bit more than we probably should and spend quality […]

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Don’t accept Back Pain as you get older!

20th September 2016 - Steve Morris

There is a common belief that as you get older your joints and discs tend to wear out. “What do you expect at your age?” and “degenerative disc disease” are often cited, which many older people accept all too easily, unnecessarily suffering for the rest of their lives. But is this really true? It is […]

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Back pain made my life miserable

20th August 2016 - Steve Morris

Low back pain is extremely common, with up to 80% of us suffering at some time. Although the majority of episodes tend to settle within four weeks, recurrence is high in 40% of cases. For a few unfortunate people, this disorder can become chronic, representing a major cost burden for society. The cost to the […]

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My Slipped Disc threatened my Livelihood

20th June 2016 - Steve Morris

‘Slipped’ or prolapsed discs can have a major impact on our lives. They occur when there is damage to the outside of the disc and the inner part can bulge out. There are many complex factors which result in abnormal stress on the disc, but poor posture, abnormal stiffness, past injuries or poor muscle control […]

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When Sciatica strikes, IDD Therapy gets you back in the saddle

20th May 2016

Back or neck pain affects most people and if you are lucky enough not to have suffered, you probably know someone who has. What do you do if your pain doesn’t go away or even gets worse? If traditional therapies have not achieved satisfactory results, we can help. At the Sussex Back Pain Clinic we […]

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Improve your posture

15th March 2016

How you stand and sit can have major repercussions for your muscles and joints and can be the basis for some very painful conditions. Posture ranks right up at the top of the list when you are talking about good health. It is as important as eating right, exercising, getting proper rest and avoiding potentially […]

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My headaches were so bad

20th October 2015

June suffered years of debilitating headaches due to Degenerative Disc Disease until she discovered IDD Therapy.  Experts at Brighton & Hove based Sussex Back Pain Clinic are helping patients back to health with an advanced treatment for badly worn, herniated or ‘slipped’ discs. June Williams, 66 from Brighton, had suffered from excruciating headaches for years […]

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A fresh look at pain and injury?

15th September 2015

Change is inevitable in our modern lifestyle. Just think how much has changed in your lifetime already. If you happen to be of my generation we didn’t have a mobile phones or personal computers when younger and the internet was science fiction. But nowadays, not to have these things is almost inconceivable. But for a very […]

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poor posture

Are you sitting comfortably?

4th August 2015

My patients often ask me ‘what is the worst thing for my back?’. Unless they are a professional stunt person my usual response is ‘sitting badly for a long time’. So more often than not the answer to the question of whether you are sitting comfortably is probably ‘no’, especially for long periods of time. […]

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are we a nation of pill poppers

Are we a nation of pill poppers?

27th April 2015

A recent survey that took a snapshot of painkiller use across the UK reveals, somewhat alarmingly, that nearly 2 in 5 people (37%) say they have to take painkillers in order to feel well enough to work. It also finds that 1 in 3 people using medication are worried about becoming dependent on drugs in […]

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