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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.

Is Fibromyalgia Classed as a Disability in the UK?

Fibromyalgia, also known as FMS (fibromyalgia syndrome), relates to a chronic condition which can generate pain all over the body. “The Government recognizes fibromyalgia as a real & potentially disabling condition. The Department for Work & Pensions perspective is in relation to state sickness & disability benefits” [1] If you believe that you might...

What Are the Symptoms of Nerve Damage?

Nerve damage (AKA Peripheral Neuropathy), is a result of damage to the nerves located outside the brain & spinal cord (peripheral nerves). – This often causes weakness, numbness & pain, usually in the hands & feet. Further, it can also affect other areas & body functions including digestion, urination & circulation” [1]. If left...

Neuropathic Pain: Breakthrough Discovery With Cutting-Edge Non-Opioid Painkillers

“Chronic pain is a widespread global health burden with insufficient therapeutic options which lead to an over-reliance on opioid painkillers which only give limited relief to patients with chronic (particularly neuropathic) pain, while potentially generating severe adverse effects, such as respiratory depression & addiction” [1]. But now, Pain Specialists are hailing a new discovery...

Elbow Pain Treatment & Causes

“There are at least 7 different types of elbow disorders. Overuse & sports injuries are the root cause of many elbow conditions. Golfers, baseball pitchers, tennis players & boxers often have elbow disorders” [1], & whether you are a sports player or not, seeking professional help from a Pain Specialist is essential to ameliorate...

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is brought about by damage to, or the breakdown of, cartilage that sits between the bones. Generally speaking, this transformation of the underlying bone is gradual, and becomes more serious over time. However, right from the get-go, OA can create swelling, stiffness and pain; and in the case of some sufferers, disability and...

Diagnosing and Treating Shoulder Pain

“The shoulder has a wide & versatile range of motion. When something goes wrong with your shoulder, it hampers your ability to move freely & can cause a great deal of pain & discomfort” [1] This is the time to see a Pain Specialist… Shoulder Pain is Down to Many Causes Everyday living makes...

Who is Dr Chris Jenner?

“Dr Chris Jenner’ s name is synonymous with excellence in treating all forms of pain using both traditional and the latest research-backed cutting-edge solutions” Dr Christopher Jenner MB BS, FRCA FFPMRCA, is a leading global expert consultant, speaker, and author in the fields of Pain Elimination and Pain Management. He is the renowned Founder...

Trigger Point Injections, What Are They & What Do They Do?

“Trigger point injections (TPI) are injections of anaesthetic & steroid directly into the “knots” in your muscles. These knots are known as “trigger points.” They occur when your muscle involuntarily contracts or spasms, which causes the area to become tender & radiate pain elsewhere in your body” [1] Do Your Muscle Knots Never Seem...

What is a Facet Joint Block?

“Facet blocks are typically used for patients who have pain primarily in their back coming from arthritic changes in the facet joints, or for mechanical low back pain. You may require multiple injections depending upon how many joints are involved” [1] So What Does Facet Joint Block Treatment Involve? This common procedure refers to...