Tag Archives: Pain

VTA-DBS May Reduce Refractory Chronic Cluster Headache Frequency, Intensity – Clinical Pain Advisor

Deep brain stimulation in the ventral tegmental area (VTA-DBS) may effectively reduce the frequency and intensity of refractory chronic cluster headache and alleviate anxiety associated with headaches, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. A total of 18 consecutive patients with cluster headache who underwent VTA-DBS were included in the study. Patients were assessed prior… Read More »

Exercises and stretches for hip pain

There are many possible causes of hip pain, ranging from muscle strains and injuries to arthritis and inflammatory disorders. However, gently exercising the hips can often help relieve pain and restore mobility. In this article, we describe 14 exercises that can help strengthen the hips, improve joint mobility, and relieve hip pain. Considerations before starting… Read More »