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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.

The Connection Between Endometriosis & Eating Disorders

“Endometriosis can cause debilitating pain & nausea, limit ability to exercise, & lead to severe bloating. Any one of these challenges can be difficult, but all together, they can negatively impact body image. For those prone to developing eating disordered behaviour, changing diet or eating patterns might feel like a way to manage the...

5 Signs of Endometriosis a Woman Must Never Ignore

“One in 10 women of reproductive age in the UK suffer from endometriosis. 176 million worldwide. Endometriosis in women with infertility is as high as 50%. Endometriosis is the second most common gynaecological condition (after fibroids) in the UK” [1] Did you know that: “on average, it takes 7.5 years from the onset of...

What’s the Most Common Cause of Men’s Pelvic Pain?

Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), also known as chronic non-bacterial prostatitis (as it makes the prostate gland tender), is a widespread male genitourinary condition which is not caused by bacteria. It is defined by persistent pain in the region around the prostate gland, and episodes of sporadic intermittent discomfort. It can also entail issues...

What Are the Treatment Options for Endometriosis?

While there is no specific cure for endometriosis, there are nonetheless, various treatments which are designed to deal with the associated pain. An endometriosis specialist will look at several factors when weighing up the best possible treatment/s for your personal case. These include: the severity of the disease; the intensity of your symptoms; your...

What are the Causes and Treatment for Men’s Pelvic Pain?

What Causes Men’s Pelvic Pain? If you are experiencing pain in the pelvis, then you need to know that according to The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Prostatitis (male pelvic pain syndrome) affects 10 to 15% of the population [1]. So What are the Symptoms of Pelvic Pain? The most...

What is Endometriosis? – Symptoms and Treatments

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a well known and often painful, gynaecological condition, which derives from the word endometrium (which describes the tissue lining the uterus). It affects an estimated 2% to 10% of women of childbearing age [1]. Endometrial tissue comprises: connective tissue, blood cells and glands. Generally speaking, this form of tissue...

Special Medical Interests: Dr Lorraine Harrington MBChB Bsc (Hons)

Special Medical Interests: Dr Lorraine Harrington MBChB Bsc (Hons) FRCA, FFPMRCA, MRCP Dr Lorraine Harrington’s extensive special medical interests include: female pelvic pain, endometriosis, vulvar pain, vulvodynia, & chronic pelvic pain Around 20 years ago, after graduating from the renowned University of Edinburgh with both a Bsc (Hons) in Immunology, and a MBChB, Dr...