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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.

What is Pregabalin?

What is Pregabalin? “Pregabalin is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing the number of pain signals that are sent out by damaged nerves in the body” [1] Pregabalin (pronounced pre gab’ a lin), is prescribed by pain specialists at the London Pain Clinic, to ameliorate patients’ damaged nerve pain...

What are Intravenous Ketamine Infusions & Can They Relieve My Pain

“Intravenous lidocaine infusion is used to assess the potential benefits of lidocaine & related medications on managing your pain. Depending on the specific cause of your pain, some patients report immediate & long continued relief associated with the intravenous administration of lidocaine” [1] Ketamine Infusions for relieving pain are becoming increasing popular these days,...

Special Medical Interests: Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez

Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez is a hugely popular consultant at the London Pain Clinic, due to his long standing interest and expertise in Musculoskeletal Interventional Pain Medicine and Neuropathic Pain. This includes Ischaemic syndromes and CPRS (Complex regional pain syndrome), a type of long-term pain that usually affects an arm or a leg). He is...

Special Medical Interests: Dr Attam Singh

Dr Attam Singh MB BS, FRCA, FFPMRCA is a Clinical Associate of the London Pain Clinic, where he is a well known, multi-award winning Anaesthetist, and Pain Medicine expert and consultant. Specialising in musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain of either single or multiple origin, Dr Singh has spent over 12 years refining the management of...

How Serious is Endometriosis?

“Endometriosis is estimated to affect between 2% & 10% of all women within the general population. Up to 50% of women with infertility have endometriosis. Symptoms can begin prior to a girl’s first period, & for most women, symptoms persist throughout their menstrual life. In a number of cases symptoms persist following the menopause”...

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...