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Reviews of London Spine Unit | Harley Street Clinic

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Disc Hernia - Corticoid injections in the spine to relieve pain

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Caudal epidural combined with corticoid injections was performed 15 days ago at the London spine unit by Dr. Mo Akmal (spine surgeon) and his anesthetist (Dr. Ali), very professionally, nicely and reassuringly. Immediate relief, being able to walk and move with ease since (was completely stuck in bed before, in great pain unable to help my husband and 3 children). Despite being sedated and the epidural, felt I just had a nice nap after waking up (which is usually not the case after this kind of anesthetic). Nurses and staff also very pro and caring. All this was amazingly arranged very promptly. Follow up experience was also very professional. Never felt they were in a rush to get the consultations over, which is also pleasant. Would recommend this team with no hesitation (already had similar procedure in the past, but far less nice). Saved my summer!

Marie Bacuvier

Response from London Spine Unit | UK's Best Spinal Clinic | Harley Street

Thank you so much for your review. it was lovely seeing you pain free. Hope you can now enjoy you summer pain free.

Open Surgery on Spine without GA Anaesthesia

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On 27th April 2020 I had open surgery to shave the L5 vertebrae and release a trapped nerve.
Before the operation I was bed ridden for 5 months with overwhelming, agonising pain. I had been in a wheelchair and had crutches, but had to finally succumb and take to my bed.
My visit to Mr. Mo Akmal gave me confidence to have the operation.
He was amazing.His staff were superb. I was told, in great depth, the “fors and againsts”, of the operationand, with no pressure, I decided to go ahead.
On the day of the operation, when it was completed, I WALKED without any pain or crutches before I went home. I, still, do not suffer any discomfort whatsoever.
All I have is achy muscles because I was bedridden for 5 months, these are now easing because of the excercises I was advised to do by Mr. Akmal.
I feel inadequate because I cannot put into words the praise and admiration I feel for all at The London Spine unit.


Response from London Spine Unit | UK's Best Spinal Clinic | Harley Street

Thank you for the review Janet. I am so pleased that we were able to address your spinal stenosis despite the lockdown. You were in so much pain and bedridden. I was amazed to see how transformed you were after the surgery. It was largely down to your motivation to get better. Good luck and enjoy the return to your normal good self.

Great Experience at the London Spine Unit

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I had a disc bulge (L3-L4/, L4-L5) about 5 years ago and had to do spinal decompression using the IDD machine at least twice a year in both the US and UK respectively. This was helpful but didn’t completely eliminate the pain. I walked up to the London Spine Unit at the Harley Street Hospital where I met Dr Mo Akmal and that marked a turning point in my lumbar back episode.
He introduced me to a novel technique- Laser Discectomy- a laser disc surgery. Dr. Akmal is the most professional, erudite and humane Doctor I’ve met in recent times. His confidence, care and compassion boosted my moral. Dr Akmal emits positive energy and looks at bright side of life. These virtues facilitated my decision to carry on with the procedure. In less than 45 minutes on my scheduled date I was done. All phobia gone. No pains, no relapse. I’m up & confident again leading my life with joy. Kudos to Dr Akmal and the great team at the London Spine Unit. I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending anyone or family that requires this treatment as they stand to benefit greatly.

Prince Igwe

Response from London Spine Unit | UK's Best Spinal Clinic | Harley Street

Great to hear about this. I am so pleased that we were able to find a minimally invasive solution to your long standing problem. Keep in Touch Prince. Best wishes from the whole team.