Testimonials

Severe Sciatica

March 18, 2013

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*Mr Akmal was able to see the distress I was in from the moment I walked into the consulting room. The procedure was 100% successful and pain-free. Following some physiotherapy I am back to habitual.* Paul B.

 

Referred Left Leg Pain Sciatica

March 18, 2013

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On the two occasions when I have had spinal injections at St. John and St. Elizabeth Hospital with Mr. Akmal and his team, I have establish the atmosphere warm, welcoming and efficient. Everyone is very human and approachable and the nursing care was kind and considerate – the initially timeRead the Rest…

 

Facet joint arthropathy andminor bone endplate changes causing back pain

March 18, 2013

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*Words are inadequate to illustrate the excellence of the treatment I have received. This time last year I was a very worried man. Unable to walk, sleep or, at times, even get off the bed to go to the lavatory. I fainted with pain several times. Two weeks in andRead the Rest…

 

Facet Joint Arthropathy + Minor Bone Endplate Changes

January 21, 2013

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Words are inadequate to illustrate the excellence of the treatment I have received. This time last year I was a very worried man. Unable to walk, sleep or, at times, even get off the bed to go to the lavatory. I fainted with pain several times. Two weeks in andRead the Rest…

 

Transforaminal Epidural

January 21, 2013

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Comfortable environment – all nurses, anaesthetist, doctor made me feel at ease. Paul S.

 

Cervical Spondylosis

January 21, 2013

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Unfortunately, this catches me at a terrible time. In fact, since the procedure in July, I have had some very excellent months. Ed (the physio) was brilliant. But, my problem has flared up again over the last few weeks and I am not feeling so excellent at the moment. IRead the Rest…

 

Facet Joint Arthropathy and Disc Degeneration

January 21, 2013

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I went to a pain clinic in Harley Street for three months, but the pain did not improve at all due to the blind technique. Therefore, I saw Mr Akmal, and he performed x-ray guided spinal injections with epidural anesthesia in an operating theatre immediately after he exactly establish myRead the Rest…

 

Referred Left Leg Pain

January 21, 2013

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On the two occasions when I have had spinal injections at St. John and St. Elizabeth Hospital with Mr. Akmal and his team, I have establish the atmosphere warm, welcoming and efficient. Everyone is very human and approachable and the nursing care was kind and considerate – the initially timeRead the Rest…

 

Cervical Disc Protrusion Compressing The C7 Nerve Root

January 21, 2013

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Thank you for the brilliant care I have had & continue to hear & thanks for fitting me! Sharon C.

 

Caudal Epidural + Facets + Nerve Root Injections

January 21, 2013

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Nothing further to add from my previous shrine – except to say that I feel the same – the service from everyone at the Hospital has been impeccible! Janina L.

 

Lumbar Discectomy

January 21, 2013

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Although I can’t walk too far and I’m not completely out of pain, I doubt if I would be walking on my own at all if Mr Akmal had not operated on my spine. I hope to do more walking when the weather improves. Jose D.

 

Patient suffering with muscle spasms and facet arthropathy

January 21, 2013

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My 3 experiences with Mr Akmal and the Spine Unit in 2012 were all positive. The Hospital and nursing staff were always very helpful and the recovery room staff nurses very supportive. The environment is very relaxing and comfortable. My only concern is that neither Mr Akmal nor his colleagueRead the Rest…

 

Patient with mild disc degeneration

January 21, 2013

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Highly professional without being airless and approachable. I will come back to you as and when needed and I would urge your Spinal Unit without any reservation to family and friends. Pauline G.

 

Unknown

January 14, 2013

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I want to thank Mr Akmal and his team for taking brilliant care of me. I was very worried and upset about my injury when I came to see Mr Akmal and was also worried with what treatment I would be having. Mr Akmal’s treatment was extremely professional andRead the Rest…

 

Severe Facet Joint Arthropathy

January 14, 2013

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Excellent service – but as I was about to resign and change location, I have not had the opportunity to pursue physiotherapy. I will do so and therefore do not ‘intend’ to have further major problems in the near future. Many thanks for your help and care. Erin F.

 

Right L5 Lumbar Discectomy patient

January 14, 2013

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Should have had the surgery when it was initially recommended very than perservering with injections and physio. Has been life changing – before I couldn’t walk more than a few blocks without pausing because of the pain. Today feels ‘habitual’ – and it’s lovely! Michelle B.

 

Disc Protrusion Impinging the L5/S1 Nerve Roots

January 14, 2013

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When I came to see Mr Akmal I was in severe pain because of the sciatic nerve. I could not walk even a few metres without needing to stop because of the pain. The pain affected my work and I had to have time off. Even when I returned toRead the Rest…

 

Anterior Decompression + Fusion Surgery

January 14, 2013

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I was recommended to Mr Akmal. I am very pleased with his service, the operation went well and the after care from his staff was fantastic. I am slightly nervous with the occasional pain I am getting but I’m sure it will settle in the next 3 – 6 monthsRead the Rest…

 

Disc Osteophyte Bulges

January 14, 2013

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I have had clear explanations of my condition and it’s treatment and all members of the team have been courteous and helpful. Peter K.

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