Spinal Disorders and Back Pain

Spinal disorders are a very common problem and are usually caused by the degeneration of the spine or intervertebral discs.
Intervertebral discs consist of a soft internal core surrounded by a relatively firm elastic outer ring. They form the connection between 2 vertebral bodies and possess few or no blood vessels (blood capillaries) and, therefore, a weak metabolic activity.

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Cartilage Degeneration

Healthy cartilage surrounding the intervertebral discs regenerates constantly, preventing damage to the back. If this regeneration process is disturbed, it can cause degeneration of the cartilage. This can lead to painful herniated discs – most common in the neck and lower back – causing severe radiating pain, tingling, numbness, muscular movement disorders and, in extreme cases, paralysis.

Most therapeutic treatments target pain relief, using painkillers, inflammatory inhibitors or muscle relaxants that involve injections or intravenous infusions coupled with physiotherapy. However, in these cases, the degeneration of the cartilage continues and can lead to chronic back pain, often resulting in the need for surgery.

How MBST Treats Spinal Disorders & Back Pain

Unsuccessful therapy attempts have a strong negative impact on the quality of life and often lead to depression, anxiety and a restricted movement.

MBST® directly targets the cartilage degeneration, offering pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects. It stimulates cartilage regrowth by transferring energy to the targeted area in order to regenerate the damaged osseous and the cartilaginous cells of the spinal column and the intervertebral discs. By increasing the metabolism of the intervertebral discs and re-triggering the body’s own repair mechanisms and regeneration processes, MBST® reduces pain, and improves mobility.

No Surgery

No Side Effects

No Injections

No Drugs

No I.V. Infusions

No Medication

In many cases, MBST can prevent the need for spinal surgery and longterm medication.

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“I first started working with MBST 15 years ago, and I still remember my first patient, a woman diagnosed with Osteoporosis. When she was downgraded to Osteopenia, I don’t know who was happier, her or me!”
– Beverley Ashdown, Ashdown clinic LTD Founder and Podiatrist

MBST Devices

For the treatment of intervertebral discs & back pain
Arthro Spin Flex

MBST treatment bed for shoulder, back, spine, intervertebral discs, hip, leg, double-knee

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the side effects of MBST therapy?

There have been no reported side effects of MBST therapy since it was first applied internationally in 1998.

Will I immediately feel better after treatment?

Scientific evaluations show that in more than 80% of cases, patient’s pain was significantly reduced after 3-5 therapy sessions. It may take up to 10 weeks for patients to see consistent improvements from the MBST treatment.

How long does the effect of the MBST therapy last, and can the treatment be repeated?

Patient data shows a significant reduction in pain could be verified years after the therapy. If necessary, MBST treatment can be repeated any number of times, but the need for top ups is uncommon.

Is MBST available on the NHS?

MBST therapy is a private treatment and is not currently available on the NHS.

NICE recognises MBST (MRT) as a safe treatment and is registered by the MHRA. You can find our registration here.

For MBST treatment costs and further information on what to expect, please click here.

Where's my nearest MBST clinic?

With several locations around the UK, MBST Medical provides access to outstanding technology and quality care for every patient. Our facilities are operated by healthcare professionals from various disciplines, offering a range of treatments alongside the MBST process as part of their recovery and wellness programmes.

Find you nearest clinic here

How can we help?

If you would like to know more about how MBST can help you please fill out our simple enquiry form or book a free online consultation call

Do you already have a diagnosis from your healthcare professional?

How can we contact you?

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