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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.

How to Avoid Back Pain and Keep Your Spine Healthy

Whether it’s strained muscles, spinal stenosis, or a herniated disc – having an accurate diagnosis from a Pain Specialist as soon as possible will enable you to understand the root cause/s of the pain. After the diagnosis, you will be given a Holistic Personalised Treatment Plan, which is key to rapid recovery & preventing...

Common Misconceptions About Spinal and Muscular Pain

Misconception No 1: All You Need to Do is Sit Up Straight! If you visit a Pain Specialist, they will tell you that if you spend prolonged periods of time sitting up straight without periodically getting up and moving about, then you will generate back strain. “So if you work in an office setting,...

Effective Treatment Options for Chronic Back Pain

Untreated long-term back pain has become the norm for countless people who have not had the opportunity, or taken the necessary steps to be treated by a specialist Pain Consultant. Furthermore, it is all too common for patients to be put off going to visit their GP due to their lack of specialised training,...

Chronic Pain Management in Primary Care

“As Pain Consultants make their patients aware: “chronic pain is a common, complex & challenging condition, where confronting the biological, social, physical & psychological contexts is vital to successful outcomes in primary care. Recent screening tools & brief intervention techniques [employed by Pain Doctors], can be effective in helping them identify, stratify & manage...

Non-Opioid Options For Managing Chronic Pain

Pain Consultants use a biopsychosocial model for evaluating & managing patients’ long-term pain. On your first appointment they will conduct a: “thorough comprehensive evaluation to determine your underlying pain pathology, other medical & mental health problems, previously trialled treatment strategies, & psychosocial treatment barriers. They will then structure a personalised multimodal treatment plan based...

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy For Chronic Pain

Pain Doctors frequently recommend cognitive behavioural therapy. – Also known as CBT, this is a potentially successful form of talk therapy “that helps people identify & develop skills to change negative thoughts & behaviours. CBT says that individuals — not outside situations & events — create their own experiences, pain included. And by changing...

Psychological Interventions For Chronic Pain

As experienced Pain Consultants will tell you: “Pain is a complex stressor that presents a significant challenge to most aspects of functioning. It contributes to substantial physical, psychological & occupational issues, particularly in its chronic form. To that end, as medical intervention frequently cannot resolve pain completely, there is a need for management approaches...

Chronic Pain Management in Patients With Comorbidities

“As the population ages & individuals live long enough to be burdened by multiple comorbid conditions, the face of the chronic pain patient has changed, & so have the challenges confronting the clinicians involved in their care. Now, more than ever, it is important [for Pain Specialists] to integrate knowledge from the various fields...

The Use of Nerve Blocks in Pain Management

“Nerve blocks halt the pain messages coming from the nerves in a particular part of the body. They can help people who have chronic pain function better in their daily lives, allowing them to go to work, exercise, & do daily tasks. Nerve blocks are commonly used to manage pain that comes from the...