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When Acute Pain Turns Chronic

A new study has pinpointed what causes acute pain to turn into chronic pain. Researchers from the University of California discovered a molecular mechanism is in control of the transition. So, what does this mean for those living with chronic pain and why are the findings important? What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is a […]

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Knee Cartilage Damage Case Study

Mr Jonathan Webb’s knee arthritis patient describes the difference that MBST has made to his life. “It is now a year since I learned that osteoarthritis was setting into the knee where the cartilage was wearing thin, and I followed your advice and underwent MBST treatment. I am very happy to say that my knee […]

A New Approach to Treating Joint Pain to Be Found

A study, recently published by the British Medical Journal, has aimed to find a new approach for treating joint pain. The goal of the study was to determine the clinical effectiveness of common surgical procedures, compared to having no treatment at all. Living with joint pain can greatly reduce mobility and reduce quality of life. […]

MedTec owner discusses success of MBST for treating MSK conditions

The managing director and owner of MedTec Axel Muntermann was recently interviewed by Wirtschaftsforum, a journal for economic development and finances, on the exciting development of magnetic resonance technology and therapy in the treatment of a wide range of MSK conditions. Axel describes how he first came across the possibility of using magnetic resonance for […]

What Are the Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, leading to pain and stiffness in the joints. Most common in those who are middle aged, it is also known as wear and tear arthritis. However, rather than being caused by wear and tear, scientists have now recognised it as a disease of the joints. If you […]

NICE Updates Guidelines to Warn Against Prescribing Painkillers for Chronic Pain

­­NICE has recently updated its guidelines to warn doctors against prescribing painkillers for chronic pain. Instead, the body states that patients with chronic pain should be treated with exercise and antidepressants. So, why have the guidelines been updated and what alternatives can patients use to manage their pain? Understanding the new guidelines The new guidelines […]

Third of Brits Suffering Back Pain Due to Lockdown

Approximately a third of Brits are suffering from back pain due to the lockdown according to new research. In the poll of 2,000 Brits, it was revealed that back ache, headaches, joint pain, and neck aches have increased due to working from home. If remote working is to become a long-term option for businesses, the […]

Could magnetic resonance therapy improve osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition which causes the bones to weaken over time. Most commonly affecting the bones in the hip, wrist and spine, the bones become so weak they are easily breakable. The condition is often referred to as a ‘silent disease’. This is because patients do not often realise that they have it until […]