Dr Nick Straiton - Back Pain Physician

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Dr Nicholas Straiton


Doctor of Medicine and Registered Osteopath

MB,BS 1979 University of London
FRCS 1984 Royal College of Surgeons (England).
LCOM 1989 London College of Osteopathic Medicine
DM-SMed 1993 Society of Apothecaries

Postgraduate Diploma in Western Medical Acupuncture. University of Hertfordshire 2012.

I qualified in Medicine from Charing Cross Hospital and underwent surgical training. I subsequently studied and qualified in Osteopathic Medicine in 1989 and have been involved in Musculo-skeletal Medicine since then both in Private practice and the NHS currently working at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine. I am a tutor at the London College of Osteopathic Medicine and for BIMM (British Institute for Musculoskeletal Medicine).

My main physical method of treatment is by osteopathy or acupuncture although in certain circumstances I provide an injection service at the Brighton Blackberry Clinic or the Brighton Nuffield Hospital. I also provide Prolotherapy and autologous blood injections.

I am particularly interested in stress related physical symptoms. I completed the certificate in Autogenic Training run by the British Autogenic Society
I am available for Consultations in London on Wednesday evenings.

PUBLICATIONS
Straiton N, Sterland J. Can sponsored jumps cause pain for months?
Br J Sports Med. 1986 June; 20(2): 60–61.

Straiton N. Fractures of the lower vertebral column in ankylosing spondylitis. Br J Clin Pract. 1987 Sep;41(9):933-4.

Straiton N. The relevance of childhood developmental factors to the efficacy of acupuncture on the affective component of back pain. Acupunct Med 2009;27:180-182



Dr Moira Houston MB ChB, MFHom

Doctor of Medicine and Registered Homeopath

I was born in Scotland and grew up in Nairobi, Kenya. After training as a doctor at Bristol Medical School and then in General Practice in London I became curious about other systems of healing to help make sense of the wide range of individual symptoms which people discussed in their consultations. Homeopathy suited my way of working and linked the body, mind and emotions to the many factorsunderstood to be involved in health,
I have studied at the medical Faculty of Homeopathy in London and with many other teachers, whilst working for many years at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital and in both General and Private Practice. I am a trained craniosacral therapist

Please consult my website for further information.

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