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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 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...

What Causes Women’s Pelvic Pain?

What Causes Women’s Pelvic Pain? Pelvic pain in women could be due to an infection or an issue with the reproductive system, or other organ in that part of the body. It impacts the lower female abdomen, between the groin and belly button, and may indicate a gastrointestinal issue (such as being intolerant to...

Procedures for back pain relief

At the London Pain clinic, our Consultants will fully assess a patient during an initial consultation for back pain and suggest a treatment plan. This will sometimes include physical rehabilitation therapy, an MRI scan and medication. If more conservative methods of treatment are not effective, we offer various minimally invasive pain management procedures to...

Common back pain causes and treatments

Here we outline some of the various types of back pain, their possible causes and treatment options available.   Condition – Muscle strain/Ligament strains Cause – Moving too quickly or in awkward positions, forceful movements, causing muscles to tear or sprain Treatment – Rest, massage and ice to reduce inflammation   Condition – Degenerated...

Avoiding lower back pain

There are many causes of lower back pain. Acute lower back pain is often caused  by sudden and  unnatural movements. However more ongoing chronic back pain can often be easily avoided by adapting your lifestyle and activity. Keeping Active – This can help prevent back pain. Muscles are meant to move and exercise keeps...