Shockwave

Shockwave Therapy

We are pleased to offer Shockwave Therapy at the clinic. Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical treatment, and works by delivering impulses of energy, targeted to specific damaged tissues within the abnormal tendon. This increases the blood flow within the affected area, stimulating cell regeneration and healing, and decreasing local factors which can cause pain. The Shockwave therapy is a […]

Marathon Recovery

Marathon Season

Yes it’s that time of year when training begins in earnest for the Brighton and London marathons. Already I have seen 4 patients who have begun to have issues as they ramp up their training. One has tendonitis in the foot, another has a hamstring issue which is due partly to the pelvis rotating but […]

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 […]

Joint Care

Joint Care

              Normally I have to inject my left knee with ostenil (joint lubricant) once per year around Christmas due to arthritic changes but so far I have not had to do it this year. The reason is I have been using joint care supplements that are of excellent quality. […]

Osteopath's treat more than you think!

Osteopath’s treat more than you think!

I suppose I am lucky that I am now established this past 13 years in practice and people are aware that I can treat all parts of the body, not just backs and necks. Recently I had a patient discussing a topic that often comes up, “GP’s don’t recognise osteopathy, and we are classed as […]

Osteopathy – More Than Treating Back Pain

Osteopathy – More Than Treating Back Pain

Recently I was in a shop where I bumped into a patient who I had been treating for neck and shoulder pain which she had had for years but which was now very much improved. She informed me that she began to suffer knee pain and that she went to her GP who said that […]