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As experts in effective pain medicine and management, here at the London Pain Clinic we are experienced in employing numerous different interventions to help you experience life pain-free. However, we also recognise that some patients may want to find out as much as possible about their own condition themselves. With that in mind, our Information section provides articles and resources on everything from alternative therapies and botox to repetitive strain injury and whiplash. Simply click on a topic on the right to get started. Nevertheless, if you would like to book an appointment with one of our pain specialists, please call us on 020 7118 0250 or email the London Pain Clinic.

Qutenza® (High Concentration Capsaicin) for the Treatment of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

  Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Post-herpetic neuralgia is a painful condition that persists after a shingles episode is over. The sharp and shooting pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia occurs in the same area as that of the pain and rash of shingles and results from the damage to nerve fibres during the shingles infection. Post-herpetic neuralgia...

Botox (Botulinum Toxin A) for the Treatment of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

  Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Post-herpetic neuralgia is a painful condition that persists after a shingles episode is over. The sharp and shooting pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia occurs in the same area as that of the pain and rash of shingles and results from the damage to nerve fibres during the shingles infection. Post-herpetic neuralgia...

Peripheral Electrical Nerve Stimulation (PENS) for the Treatment of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

  Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Post-herpetic neuralgia is a painful condition that persists after a shingles episode is over. The sharp and shooting pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia occurs in the same area as that of the pain and rash of shingles and results from the damage to nerve fibres during the shingles infection. Post-herpetic neuralgia...

Medication for the Treatment of Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

  Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Post-herpetic neuralgia is a painful condition that persists after a shingles episode is over. The sharp and shooting pain associated with post-herpetic neuralgia occurs in the same area as that of the pain and rash of shingles and results from the damage to nerve fibres during the shingles infection. Post-herpetic neuralgia...

Occipital Nerve Blocks in the Treatment of Occipital Neuralgia

  Occipital Neuralgia Occipital neuralgia is one of the most severe forms of neuropathic (nerve) pain. It is often described as a throbbing pain which begins in the lower area of the neck and spreads to the scalp and forehead. It occurs when the occipital nerve that runs from the base of the skull...

Peripheral Electrical Nerve Stimulation (PENS) for the Treatment of Occipital Neuralgia

  Occipital Neuralgia Occipital neuralgia is one of the most severe forms of neuropathic (nerve) pain. It is often described as a throbbing pain which begins in the lower area of the neck and spreads to the scalp and forehead. It occurs when the occipital nerve that runs from the base of the skull...

Botox (Botulinum Toxin A) for the Treatment of Migraines

  Migraines A migraine is a throbbing or pulsating headache that is limited to one side of the head (a unilateral headache). They are usually characterised by severe pain and are accompanied by nausea and hypersensitivity to light and sound. The exact causes of migraines are scientifically unclear, but certain triggers have been recognised...