Putting the cart before the horse

I saw a 62-year-old male patient this morning who came looking for a steroid injection for his foot. He had pain on and off for 2 years and recently paid privately to see an orthopaedic consultant. An x-ray and MRI of the foot revealed nothing unordinary other than mild degeneration and the consultant recommended a […]

How to beat NHS waiting lists

How to beat NHS waiting lists NHS waiting lists are growing by the day.  And anyone who’s experienced pain in their body knows that this waiting time is not only conducive to recovery, it can also impact every aspect of your life.  I’ve had numerous patients who’ve gone down the NHS route only to find […]

Joy Lane Clinic Whitstable - Treatment for Tennis Elbow

Whitstable Joy Lane Clinic can help with Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition that occurs when tendons in your elbow are overloaded, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. Despite its name, athletes aren’t the only people who develop Tennis Elbow. People whose jobs feature the types of motions that can lead to Tennis Elbow include […]

Joy Lane Clinic Whitstable - Treatment for Shoulder Impingement

Whitstable Joy Lane Clinic can help with Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Impingement At Joy Lane Clinic, Whitstable our Osteopaths and Physicians see patients with shoulder complaints almost on a daily basis. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. Subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS) […]

Diagnostic Scanning

Diagnostic scanning – “The Gold Standard”

    To most they perceive that an ultrasound or MRI scan is needed to diagnose their condition and in some instances this is well the case. However scanning does not replace a clinical examination as often it is the clinical examination that will then lead the practitioner to referring for a scan.  What do […]

MSK Ultrasonography

Muscloskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS)

MSKUS is a safe non-invasive therapy that is used to help diagnose sprains, strains, tears, and other soft tissue conditions. At Joy Lane clinic we offer this service and also when necessary perform ultrasound guided injections. This past week we have done guided injections on a shoulder for subacromial bursitis, a knee for suprapatellar bursitis […]