Back pain is one of the most common issues treated by medical practitioners, affecting up to 85% of people at some time in their lives. It can be caused by bending awkwardly, poor lifting technique, overstretching, twisting, prolonged periods of sitting down for example at desk based work, or accidents such as falls or road traffic accidents. Low back pain can also cause referred symptoms down into your buttock and legs (known as sciatica). Whatever the cause, getting treatment is important to alleviate pain, provide advice on how to keep active in the meantime, as well as preventing recurrence of injuries in the future.
Common treatment strategies used to treat low back pain includes:
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Our sports medicine services are suitable for people with a range of common injuries such as sports injuries, tendon injuries, muscle strains, ligament strains, fractures, post operation rehabilitation, low back pain, neck pain, concussion, sciatica, osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis and more.
Initial Physiotherapy Assessment (45 minutes, for NEW patients) £80
Follow Up Physiotherapy Consultation (30 minutes) £65
Sports Medicine Consultation Including Ultrasound, with Dr Raj Subbu (30 minutes) £120
Dr Raj Subbu, a Cardiff Medical School graduate, specialises in Sports and Exercise Medicine, focusing on musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries and concussion. As the Lead Club Doctor for Saracens Rugby Club, he holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Injection Therapy and Interventions.
Jonathan, Lead Physiotherapist at Private GP Services, excels in musculoskeletal injuries and sports rehabilitation, especially lower limb pathologies. With eleven years at Saracens rugby club and experience in private practice and elite sports consultations, he brings expertise to the St Albans clinic.