Neuromodulation and other news

I hope that you will be interested in the latest content written in plain English for our patient-facing website These helpful articles by top UK Consultants discuss everything you need to know about innovative and exciting treatments for common medical complaints.

The latest article on the totalhealth site by Consultant Neurosurgeon, Mr Keyoumars Ashkan, discusses a new and exciting technique in neurosurgery: neuromodulation. This novel treatment can be used to treat a variety of medical conditions including Parkinson’s disease, tremor, headaches and much more. The treatment offers individualised tailor-made relief to individuals who may have had alternative, unsuccessful treatments in the past.

Neuromodulation is a powerful technique essentially involving the use of electricity, delivered into specific parts of the brain, spine or the nerves to change their function and treat a…. (Read more)

Sciatica and Brachialgia

Anyone who has ever had nerve pain will tell you that it is like no other pain they have ever had before. Nerve pain does not respond very well to normal painkillers, and even many doctors find it hard to believe that it is painful as patients tell them it is.…. (Read more)

Ovarian cancer

Cancer of the ovary is the second most common gynaecological cancer in women. In the UK 6800 women are diagnosed annually. The causes of ovarian cancer are complex and poorly understood. The combined oral contraceptive pill, breast feeding and…. (Read more)

Diagnosing and Treating Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United Kingdom, killing more than 90,000 people each year. Coronary heart disease occurs when the… (Read more)

Digestive Health and Prune Juice – The Natural Way

There is a strong case for people to have a simple, drug-free, way to maintain their digestive health, to avoid some of the common complaints and to strengthen the body’s second line of defence for … (Read more)

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