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Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain How common is shoulder pain? Shoulder pain is a very common condition. About 4.7% to 46.7% population suffers from it in one year. The chance of suffering shoulder pain in a lifetime is up to 66.7% and at…

Muscle Pain Treatment

Muscle Pain or Myofascial Pain Syndrome An article by Dr. Hamsa Jayasheel Introduction: Muscle pain or myofascial pains are often defined as “pain related to inflammation or irritation of muscle or of the fascia surrounding the muscle”. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS)…

Cervicogenic headache

Definition Cervicogenic headache (CGH) is a chronic unilateral dull headache with ipsilateral shoulder and arm pain with restricted range of movements of the neck (1) classified under secondary headache by International Headache Society(IHS). Essentially it is referred pain from certain…

DANGEROUS HEADACHE

Headaches which are dangerous Not all headaches are dangerous. We must know which headaches are dangerous and which are not. These dangerous signals, signs, and symptoms are called red flags of headaches disorders. Let us see who are these! RED…

THIRD OCCIPITAL NEURALGIA

Article by: Chaithannya N S Introduction: The concept of third occipital nerve headache was introduced by Bogduk, et al. On the basis of anatomical and circumstantial clinical evidence, they argued that in some patients with chronic headaches, the pain stemmed…

OVERVIEW @  Introduction @  Prevalence @  Pathophysiology @  Diagnosis @  Types @  Differential Diagnosis @  Investigations @  Management @  Emerging Therapy @  Key points @  References   INTRODUCTION Cluster headache (CH) is a primary headache disorder belongs to the trigeminal…

Introduction Tension-type headache is the most common type of primary headache. It is a pain or discomfort in the head, scalp or neck and is often associated with muscle tightness in these areas. Epidemiology For most of the population, the…

Migraine is a medical condition that involves severe, recurring headaches and associated symptoms. It occurs in stages and can last for hours to days, can be so intense to affect persons daily life and activities Definition of classical migraine Migraine…

common migraine

A migraine is a primary headache disorder characterised by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe. It is the most common complaint with which patients present to a clinician. Migraine was first comprehensively classified in 1988, which was updated by…

online pain management fellowship

Why have I chosen an Anaesthesia specialty? I am a second-year MD anaesthesiology resident. I do not have too many answers as to why I chose this branch of Medicine. I have always looked up to my father like most…