9 March 2010

Aquarium fungicide might help low back pain

Tropical fish fanciers will be familiar with methylene blue as an anti-fungal and anti-bacterial chemical used to keep fish healthy. Today the Daily Mail report on a trial carried out in China by orthopedic surgeons and reviewed by Professor Bogduk for the medical journal Pain. The Chinese surgeons suggest that injecting Methylene Blue into [...]

12 February 2010

Could bacteria be the cause of low back pain

Interesting article in the Daily Mail – "Could bacteria have caused your Back Pain? (And will a simple dose of antibiotics cure it for good?)". The suggestion is that injured discs can provide a home for blood-borne bacteria, the resulting infection then affects the bone and makes it swell leading to low back [...]

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My name is Bill Ferguson and I am an Osteopath and Acupuncturist. I run a private practice in Tenterden, Kent.

Bill Ferguson, Osteopath and Acupuncturist
Bill Ferguson
Osteopathy Clinic
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