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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.

 

Alternative Management –Acupuncture/Osteopathy/Chiropractic/Pilates

Alternative Management –Acupuncture/Osteopathy/Chiropractic/Pilates Introduction Alternative management of lower back pain has gained immense popularity in the recent years with medical practitioners as well as the patient groups. Alternate and complementary forms of treatment are finding an acceptance in traditional medical communities like never before. Here, we give a brief insight in to some of...

Pain Syndromes and IT Professionals

Pain Syndromes and IT Professionals Introduction In the recent years, the incidence of pain syndromes and related disorders has increased manifold amongst the IT professionals. In the further sections, we have briefly explained the most significant pain syndromes and disorders associated with the use of computers. Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)...

Piriformis Syndrome succesfully treated with local injection therapy

Case report of patient with Piriformis Syndrome succesfully treated with local injection therapy Piriformis syndrome presentation I reviewed a 47 year old lady in the Pain Clinic, complaining of right sided sciatica-like symptoms. She was referred by my orthopaedic colleagues and history and examination certainly suggested sciatica, but she was incredibly flexible in the...

37 year old lady with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Case Report

37 year old lady with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Case Report Medical Management for CRPS This lady was seen in the Pain Clinic. She had been previously treated with a number of medications including Pregabalin, Fentanyl, Vitamin C, Tramadol, Oxycodone, Gabapentin and Amitriptyline. Although she had become reasonably well controlled with the medication,...

Notes on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Stanton-Hicks Management Regimen

  Notes on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Stanton-Hicks Management Regimen Medication Gabapentin/Pregabalin/Duloxetine Amitriptyline/Imipramine Tramadol/Oxycodone/Fentanyl Flecanide Vitamin C 100 mg b.d./NSAID/COX-2 Sativex Calcitonin/ Dextromethorphan Steroid/pulse (Prednisolone 30 mg for 7 days, 25 mg for 7 days etc. Coverage with Omeprazole 20 mg o.d.) Physiotherapy Desensitisation Procedures Lumbar sympathectomies (local/phenol/radiofrequency) Intravenous Pamidronate Tunnelled epidural...

Setting Up Your Workstation

Setting Up Your Workstation Introduction An ergonomically set up workstation is extremely crucial for promoting the workers’ efficiency as well as avoiding the occurrence of any work-related disorders. In the further sections, we have outlined the various aspects of setting up a worker-friendly workstation, with details on each of the relevant aspects. The Workstation...