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Name Professor Mike Adams
Job title Senior Research Fellow in Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy
Department Centre for Applied Anatomy University of Bristol
Contact details This expert can be contacted via the University of Bristol Public Relations Office.

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Qualifications BSc(Edin), PhD(CNAA)
Professional details
Keywords back pain
intervertebral discs
spine
biomechanics
Areas of expertise I am expert in the mechanical properties of the spine, and in the events that lead to intervertebral disc prolapse ("slipped disc"), disc degeneration, back pain, and sciatica. I have extensive medico-legal experience. I am also expert in the mechanical properties of articular cartilage, and in the mechanical initiation of osteoarthritis. I am not medically qualified, and am NOT expert in the clinical management of back pain or arthritis.
Media experience Approximately 5 radio interviews, mostly to local radio, and concerning the spine and back pain. I featured prominently in a Home Office video concerning scientific progrees in the field of back pain.