|First appointment||From appointment to treatment|
|3-6 weeks||4-10 weeks|
Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.
At Barlborough treatment centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.
We also offer an affordable self pay option for patients who do not have health insurance, or have been told they are ineligible for NHS treatment.
Spinal decompression is the relief of pressure on one or many pinched nerves in the spinal column. It can be achieved through surgical and non-surgical techniques.
A surgical procedure, performed using keyhole surgery, during which a portion, or the whole, of a disc in the spinal column is removed to relieve pressure on a nerve.
Epidural steroid injections can temporarily relieve pain caused by inflammation in the spine and improve function.
A lumbar facet joint injection involves injecting a small amount of local anesthetic (numbing agent) and/or steroid medication, which can anesthetize the facet joints and block the pain.
An invasive surgical procedure during which a small portion of the arch of a spinal vertebrae is removed to alleviate pressure on a pinched nerve.
Along with all Independent Sector healthcare providers we are currently supporting NHS England during the Coronavirus crisis. This has sadly meant that any patients who were scheduled to visit us have had their treatment postponed. While we are not yet able to give patients a revised surgery date, we are doing our utmost to get through the impact of this pandemic and re-open at the earliest opportunity.
To sign up to email updates or to view our current status and advice, visit our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information page.