As discussed in my last column migraine is a condition in which sensations of pain, touch, sound, light and smell are all amplified. A certain percentage
A migraine episode grinds life to a standstill for many people with approximately one in six people experiencing migraine during their lives.Not only
One of the things doctors noticed about people with regular headaches is that they have muscle tenderness. Initially when headache patients were studied,
Neck and shoulder pain are becoming one of the most common reasons why people attend our clinic. Symptoms originate from the neck, sometimes from the shoulder
I recently saw a 13 year-old boy, called Jack, who had travelled from Christchurch with his mother. She was concerned with her sons’ history of headaches,which had been
Nerve pain is usually the most intense and frequently misdiagnosed pain. Many women who have presented with nerve pain have said it is worse than childbirth.
Osteoarthritis occurs when the layer surrounding the bony surfaces of joints is worn and becomes thin. It is often a gradual process but can be hastened by injury.
Margaret was walking once a day, up a slight hill and back home which would take her approximately 20 minutes. She managed the walk with minimal pain, and when however
Sciatica describes leg pain that arises from the lower back region. The pain in the leg is referred (pain that arises in one region – the low back and felt at another site – the leg).
Sara is a 49 year old lady who has suffered from chronic pain for many years. When I first reviewed her several years ago she was unable to walk without significant pain.