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Image-Guided Injections: Introduction

April 11, 2017 Image-Guided Injections: IntroductionDr Hany Elmadbouh, Consultant Musclo-skeletal and Image-guided Intervention explain the value of using imaging to guide inection. Clinicians from different disciplines perform musculoskeletal injections to treat pain. Pain is one of the most frequent causes of reductions in productivity as a result of sick leave and decreases in workers’ ability to carry out their jobs. Each year around a fifth of the population consult…

Injury makes the comeback sweeter…

Aug 11, 2017 Injury makes the comeback sweeter… Hany Elmadbouh, founder and senior consultant at Peterborough’s private healthcare facility Avicenna Clinic, talks about the benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery and its place in your sports injury treatment plan.For any active person, an injury that stops you in your tracks is frustrating. More than just missing your regular evening run, 18 holes of golf or your favourite dawn

It’s a pain in the back!

April 11, 2017 It’s a pain in the back!With back pain being the most common cause of long-term sickness in the UK, it’s as much of a worry for employers as it is for the person suffering. Nobody wants to be in pain for any length of time, or at all for that matter. But once you are in pain, the emphasis shifts to sorting it as…

Dr Hany Elmadbouh, Clinical Director of Avicenna Clinic explains MRI

April 11, 2017 Dr Hany Elmadbouh, Clinical Director of Avicenna Clinic explains MRI Very few patients are thrilled to get an MRI scan, and, honestly, we can understand why. An hour of claustrophobia in a 60cm-wide, tube-like enclosure is not a pleasant thought! Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the safest and most non-invasive ways to see inside the human body.MRI uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves…

Need an MRI Scan?

April 11, 2017 Need an MRI Scan?What are your options and what can you expect? MRI scans provide detailed images, taken in sections through your body, to show abnormalities in your bones, organs and soft tissues and are also very effective in helping to plan and monitor your treatment. With no exposure to any radiation, MRI scans are one of the safest types of imaging procedures available. From closed…

Don’t let an injury ruin your fun and games

April 11, 2017 Don’t let an injury ruin your fun and games Sports injuries have a personal impact, both physical and economical. They also have a wider impact socially on health service provision. With more and more of us taking part in sport and exercise activities it is becoming more important that we do as much as we can to avoid injuring our bodies… and our wallets.From running…

Dr Hany Elmadbouh, Lead Consultant at Avicenna Clinic explains joints and soft tissue steroid injections

April 11, 2017 Dr Hany Elmadbouh, Lead Consultant at Avicenna Clinic explains joints and soft tissue steroid injections.What is steroid Injection?A common cause of a painful joint is synovitis (inflammation of the lining of the joint) or adjacent soft tissue. It can be useful to inject corticosteroid and/or local anaesthetic medication directly into the joint or the soft tissue next to a joint (this is often called…

The Groin Pull !

April 11, 2017 The Groin Pull !Ice hockey has become a very popular sport over the past several years, as noted by the increased number of players in recreational leagues and the expansion of the National Hockey League into the East region of the England. Because of the growing number of hockey players, more doctors, physiotherapists, and athletic trainers are becoming involved in the prevention and rehabilitation…

The role of Acupuncture in pain management

April 11, 2017 The role of Acupuncture in pain managementDr Suchitra Kanagasundaram, a consultant in pain management at Peterborough’s private healthcare facility Avicenna Clinic, explains the role of acupuncture in pain management.Acupuncture is often seen as a form complimentary or alternative medicine that fall outside of mainstream healthcare. Other examples include homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic and herbal medicine. Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine. Western medical acupuncture is…

Sciatica Explained

April 11, 2017 Neque porro quisquam est qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velitSpinal discs are also called intervertebral discs. There is a spinal disc between each bone (vertebra) in your spine. This keeps the vertebrae separated and acts as a shock absorber. A spinal disc is a little like a jelly donut, with a softer center (nucleolus pulposus) encased within a tougher exterior…

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