Author: Jay Murphy

Duloxetene & Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

“Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy affects 40-50% of patients with diabetic neuropathy, leading to an impaired quality of life. Duloxetine has evidence-based support, & is formally approved for controlling painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy” [1]. It...

Botox For the Treatment of Pain

When diluted, small amounts of the toxin, Botox, can be safely injected in to painful muscles, for the purpose of relieving pain. Botox works by blocking specific nerve signals which control muscular activity. It...

Minimally Invasive Pain Procedures

The good news for the countless millions of people who have been suffering from various different types of pain, is that there are now a number of cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedures, to help ameliorate...

Neuropathic Pain: The Basics

“Neuropathic pain (nerve pain), is a frequent source of chronic pain which originates from a lesion of the nervous system. Innumerable diseases may be the culprits. Examples include autoimmune disease (e.g., multiple sclerosis), metabolic...

What is a Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep tissue massage targets deep layers of muscle & the surrounding tissues. Research shows that this form of therapeutic massage therapy works to lengthen and relax the deep tissues, so that end, it could...

What is Neuropathic Leg Pain?

Neuropathic leg pain (which is brought on by issues with certain nerves), is difficult to control & can have a serious impact on emotional well-being & overall quality of life. It is frequently worse...