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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.

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 is frequently administered to relax chronically contracted muscles, & to treat uncontrolled muscle contractions Successful Pain Management Amidst the different...

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 their condition, and get their lives back on track. The Broad Spectrum of Procedures Available From Leading Pain Specialists Trigger...

Chronic Back Pain Treatments

“Chronic back pain is a persistent source of discomfort for many adults. Back pain is considered chronic if it lasts for three months or longer. It can come & go, often bringing temporary relief, followed by frustration. Dealing with chronic back pain can be especially trying if you don’t know the cause” [1]  So...

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 diseases (e.g., diabetic neuropathy), infection (e.g., shingles and the sequel, post-herpetic neuralgia), vascular disease (stroke), trauma, & cancer” [1] Due...

What is Central Pain Syndrome?

“Central pain syndrome is not a fatal disorder, but the syndrome causes disabling chronic pain & suffering among the majority of individuals who have it” [1] But the good news is that you don’t have to suffer in silence & let the pain take over your life – Book an appointment with a Pain...

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 be helpful in managing pain. Moreover, it could increase the sufferer’s range of motion [1]. When this is done in...

Stress and Neck Pain: What is the Connection?

Stress has a physical effect on the muscles in your neck & can bring out symptoms of underlying neck pain. As you tense up, the tightness in your neck muscles contributes to neck pain. Chronic neck pain can also be the cause of the irritability, tiredness, & even depression, that can add a lot...

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 at night, & can seriously disrupt sleep, thereby adding to the emotional effect of sensory nerve damage [1]. To that...

The Importance of a Pain Management Program

“Pain is not only a highly noxious experience per se, it can also have an overwhelmingly negative effect on nearly every other aspect of life, including our mood & capacity to function in daily roles. This negative impact has been found to span every age & every type & source of pain which has...

How Keeping Active Can Help With Fatigue

“Exercise especially boosts cardiovascular health & fitness & improves our body’s ability to circulate oxygen. This improves energy immediately, but over time we also feel less tired when we’re in better physical condition. Normal, daily tasks are easier & less draining when we’re physically fit” [1]  So How Does Exercise Affect Our Energy Levels...