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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.

How to Relieve Tension Headaches?

As any Pain Doctor will tell you: “headaches can interfere with daily life, but healthy lifestyle choices can help you head off the pain. Start with diet, exercise and relaxation. Nearly everyone knows the pain of tension-type headaches, but the world doesn’t stop when the pain strikes. Medicines [and cutting-edge innovations such as nerve...

Why Am I Getting Headaches Everyday?

“Most people have headaches from time to time. But if you have a headache more days than not, you might have chronic [long-term] daily headaches. Rather than a specific headache type, chronic daily headaches include a variety of headache subtypes. The constant nature of chronic daily headaches makes them one of the most disabling...

Chiropractic Care for Back Pain: Pros and Cons

As a Back Pain Specialist will tell you, ‘chiropractic adjustment,’ refers to a procedure during which a trained specialist (chiropractor), uses their hands, (and on some occasions, a small instrument), in order to apply a controlled, sudden force to a spinal joint. The aim of the latter, (which is also known as spinal manipulation),...

The Role of Posture in Preventing Back Pain

As any Pain Doctor will tell you: “Most of us get back pain at some point in our lives. It may be due to a sports-related injury, an accident, or a congenital condition such as scoliosis. But most of the time, upper or lower back pain develops during the course of day-to-day life. Repetitive...

Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

As any Pain Doctor will tell you, sciatica refers to pain which derives from the sciatic nerve. It normally comes about due to a back injury, spinal stenosis, or spondylolisthesis. Of note, sciatica is not actually a condition within itself, but rather a symptom of another issue involving sciatic nerve. Receiving an accurate diagnosis...

How to Manage Chronic Pain: A Comprehensive Guide

Pain can be an overwhelming and debilitating experience, which can negatively affect every aspect of our lives. – And this can be especially difficult when the pain is long-term. Understanding what is causing our chronic pain by: arranging an accurate diagnosis from a renowned Pain Doctor; and then being given a comprehensive holistic, Personalised...

The Psychological Impact of Chronic Pain: Coping Strategies

As any Pain Consultant will explain: “chronic pain is physically and psychologically stressful. and its constant discomfort can lead to anger and frustration with yourself and your loved ones. By definition, chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than six months and affects how a person lives their daily life” [1]. And while Pain...

Introducing Our New Pain Consultant: Dr. Mona Mubarak

The London Pain Clinic is delighted to introduce you to the esteemed, Mona Mubarak M.B, Ch.B, FCARCSI, EDRA, EDAIC, DipPain (CAI), FIPP. Regarded as a pre-eminent Chronic Pain Consultant, with a medical career that spans Ireland, the UK, Australia and the US, Dr. Mubarak first qualified as a medical house officer in 1996. Previously...

Understanding Opioids: Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives

Opioids (also known as narcotics), are a category of medications prescribed by Pain Doctors in order to treat patients’ severe or persistent pain. They are given to patients experiencing severe pain linked to cancer; those recovering from surgery or suffering from long-term backaches and headaches; and individuals who have serious injuries [1]. Did You...