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  • HEADACHE IN COVID TREATMENT AT KOLKATA

    Headache in Covid

    Headaches in Covid   Introduction Headache refers to the pain above the foramen magnum of the skull and frequently neck pain is associated. Globally, the prevalence of headache in the general population is 47%, and the lifetime prevalence is more than 66% & up to 80% in some studies. It is told that it is…

  • Chronic Pain | Depression | Covid 19

    Pain & Depression during Covid 19 Are there any relations between chronic pain with anxiety and/or depression? There are lots of studies that prove an association between chronic pain and depression. Depression can cause different types of pain called somatization and on the other hand chronic pain can lead to anxiety and depression. In different…

  • pain management in covid

    Pain in Covid & Post Covid Patients

    Management of Pain in Covid 19 patients How common is the pain in covid patients? Covid 19 illness presents with a variety of symptoms, most common being fever (98%), followed by cough (76%) and dyspnoea (55%). Next comes different types of pain and fatigue (44%). The common pain symptoms are myalgia or arthralgia (14.9%), and…

  • long covid

    Long Covid

     Long Covid or Post Covid Symptoms: What is it? Introduction: “Long Covid” is a new term getting popular to explain the illness in people that have either recovered from covid-19 but are still report long-lasting unusual effects of the infection or have had the standard symptoms that last much longer than would be expected. Many…

  • Shoulder pain

    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 any point in time, every 4th or 5th person has shoulder pain. How is our…

  • Muscle Pain Treatment

    Muscle Pain | Myofascial Pain

    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) is a very common clinical condition there is muscle pain with sensory, motor and autonomic…

  • Cervicogenic headache

    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 pathologies of the cervical region.(2) Epidemiology             It is a rare entity occurring in men…

  • DANGEROUS HEADACHE

    Dangerous Headaches

    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 FLAGS OF HEADACHE In our day-to-day practice, we encounter a lot of patients complaining of…

  • THIRD OCCIPITAL NEURALGIA

    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 from the C2-3 zygapophysial joint, which is innervated by the third occipital nerve. The pain…

  • Cluster Headache

    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 autonomic cephalalgias (TACs). It has distinct features of unilateral intense pain of a short duration,…