Chronic pain

Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain is a complex condition characterized by sensations such as weakness, numbness, and chronic pain stemming from nerve damage, often affecting the hands and feet. It arises due to abnormalities in the nervous system, leading to persistent discomfort. Understanding neuropathic pain is crucial for effective management and treatment. Learn more in our video with […]

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Pain management with medications

Medication Combinations For Chronic Pain

In our approach to pain medication decisions, we aim to encompass all medication classes contributing to different mechanisms of action for pain management. For episodes of acute or nociceptive pain, we utilize a combination of paracetamol and various non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, choosing based on patient needs, potential side effects, and duration of action. Building on

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Suprascapular Nerve Pain

Suprascapular nerve pain, caused by entrapment or injury to the suprascapular nerve, typically presents as severe, deep, aching pain radiating from the top of the scapula to the shoulder. This neuropathy can lead to various symptoms, including weakness and atrophy of the shoulder muscles, particularly the supraspinatus and infraspinatus. Patients may experience difficulty with overhead

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Ketamine Infusion

Ketamine Infusions to treat Chronic Pain

Ketamine infusion therapy shows promise in managing chronic pain, particularly for conditions like chronic regional pain syndromes (CRPS). Studies indicate its efficacy in providing short-term analgesic benefits for patients with refractory chronic pain. Ketamine is administered alongside opioid analgesics post-operatively and in chronic cancer pain management. Learn more in our video with Dr James O’Callaghan.

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Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) stands at the forefront of pain management technology, offering hope to individuals suffering from chronic pain conditions. Recent advancements highlight its diverse applications, from restoring arm and hand movements in stroke patients to addressing chronic back pain.   SCS involves the implantation of a device that delivers controlled electrical pulses to

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