What is Chronic Pain? Pain is considered to be chronic if it lasts for longer than a 12 week period despite medication or treatment. After suffering some form of pain, the majority of people will return to normal following surgery or medication but sometimes the pain can carry on for longer or can appear [...]
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Neuromodulation Explained Neuromodulation is quite simply the process by which nervous activity is regulated by controlling the physiological levels of nerve activity through delivery of a stimulus, such as electrical stimulation or chemical agents to a specific neurological area. In most cases a device is surgically implanted directly within the area causing the pain [...]
What is Chronic Pain? At a fundamental level, chronic pain is simply a matter of biology. It is caused by a bombardment of the central nervous system sending nociceptive pulses to the brain which then cause a change in the neural response. There are many different factors to the cause of chronic pain, often [...]
Radio-Frequency Pain Management Radio-frequency pain management treatment also known as ‘Radio-frequency Ablation’ is a relatively new and innovative option for patients who have experienced chronic or long term pain symptoms. Most patients before this stage would have tried various other treatments to ease their symptoms such as holistic therapies which include acupuncture and massage, [...]
Drug Free Chronic Pain Relief OptionsA recent study has estimated that the prevalence of chronic pain in the UK now effects 43% of the population. This statistic equates to just under 28 million people who have suffered from, or are currently suffering from, chronic pain. Therefore if you are reading this article and suffering from [...]
What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is often defined as an uncomfortable sensation which lasts for more than 12 weeks and is caused by the spinal nerves in the central nervous system carrying messages from the body to the brain. There are many different forms in which it can occur and can begin at [...]