Menu
Menu
19 Harley St, London, W1G 9QJ, UK

Physical Therapy

Managing pain and preventing it from extending to other areas of the spine is often preferable to surgery if the patient’s case is not extreme. If pain in the lower back has lasted more than two weeks, or if there are frequent recurrences, our spine specialists may advise back pain exercises and physical therapy for back treatment in order to prevent further recurrences and problems.

Your therapist may focus on decreasing pain with passive physical therapy direct to the patient using a variety of techniques and products including heat/ice packs, TENs units, and Ultrasound.

In addition, stretching and physical exercise is also required to rehabilitate the spine and you may be advised to use daily stretching techniques and low-impact aerobic conditioning exercises, such as walking cycling, swimming, three times a week which will all provide back pain relief. Specific exercise to bulk up your back muscles, to regain some shock absorbing ability may also be necessary.

Specialist Doctors

Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Anaesthetist

What our patients say ...

What is London spine unit and How it Works

The London Spine Unit was established in 2005 and has successfully treated over 5000 patients. All conditions are treated.

treatment of all spinal disorders

The London Spine Unit specialises in Minimally Invasive Treatments allowing rapid recovery and return to normal function

Trusted by patients worldwide

The London Spine Unit provides the highest quality care to all patients and has VIP services for those seeking exceptional services

What our patients say ...

Contact London spine Unit

  • medsec@londonspine.com
  • +44 (0)844 589 2020
  • 19 Harley St, London, W1G 9QJ, UK
This surgical technique consists of a percutaneous approach for the treatment of small to medium size hernias of the intervertebral disc by laser energy. The main objective is to reduce the intradiscal pressure in the nucleus pulposus
Laser Disc Surgery can be performed under local anaesthetic as a day case at our centre on the prestigious Harley Street.

Physical Therapy Articles

2 Hours after Lumbar Decompression and Stabilisation
Patient travelled from Abu Dhabi to have Revolutionary treatment for Spinal Decompression and Stabilisation Surgery without the use of General
Read more.
2 Hours after Lumbar Decompression and Stabilisation Surgery
Patient travelled from South England to have Day case Spinal Surgery. She was not suitable for general anaesthetic and had
Read more.
2 Hours after L5/S1 Instrumented Lumbar Fusion Surgery
This patient had severe L5/S1 Disc degeneration causing back pain and Sciatica. He travelled from Kenya to The London Spine
Read more.
3 hours after L5/S1 Lumbar Decompression + Stabilisation
This patient had severe L5/S1 spinal stenosis and Instability causing back pain and sciatica. He travelled from Qatar to the
Read more.
2 Hours after L4/5 Lumbar Decompression and Intrumented Fusion using Screws and Cage
This patient had severe L4/5 Disc degeneration causing Back Pain and Sciatica. She travelled from Canada to have revolutionary Day
Read more.
2 Weeks after Lumbar Decompression and Stabilisation
This gentleman underwent Lumbar decompression and stabilisation 2 weeks previously. He has had no pain since surgery and has returned
Read more.

If you have any emergency Doctor’s need, simply call our 24 hour emergency

Your personal case manager will ensure that you receive the best possible care.

Call Now 

+44 844 589 2020
+44 203 973 8810