UnityBooks – AFTERGLOW: Brain Connections

Dr Giresh Kanji joined us on the evening of Tuesday 30th July to launch his latest book, Brain Connections: How to Sleep Better, Worry Less and Feel Happier, published by Pain Publications. Kanji spent 5 years combing through thousands of research papers and articles across a wide range of disciplines, gathering the leading methods for the treatment of…

The Nutters Club: Links in Physical Pain and Mental Health

Dr Giresh Kanji is a Musculoskeletal Pain Specialist and Researcher. He shares his journey of having Tuberculosis, then a serious car accident, both at the age of 5. This lead Dr. Kanji to a lifelong pursuit of wanting to understand and treat his own and others pain. Dr Kanji found that traditional treatment didn’t work…

Magic Talk: Dr Giresh Kanji on how stress can cause pain

After spending 20 years researching the root causes of depression, anxiety and insomnia, Dr Giresh Kanji has now found non-medical ways to treat them.     He’s written a new book, ‘Brain Connections: How to sleep better, worry less and feel happier’ and his mission to improve our mental health has been a personal journey.…

Migraine

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

Migraine (1)

A migraine episode grinds life to a standstill for many people with approximately one in six people experiencing migraine during their lives.Not only

Nerve pain

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.

Sciatica

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).

Why bring old X-rays to the doctor?

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. A diagnosis of hip impingement syndrome and she had an arthroscopic hip operation which relieved her right hip pain significantly.

Health Nav Chat with Dr Giresh Kanji

Video – Dr Janine Bycroft, GP and Health Navigator Clinical Director chats to Dr Kanji, musculoskeletal pain expert, about neck pain, back pain or headaches. Do you suffer from neck pain, back pain, headaches, insomnia or any stress-related condition? Dr Kanji is a musculoskeletal pain expert and the founder of the New Zealand Pain Foundation…

Dr Giresh Kanji – NZ Pain Foundation

This video features Dr Giresh Kanji a PhD pain specialist and two of his patients, Jason Just and Steve Tarpley who experienced years of pain and incorrect diagnosis. Through a deep understanding of how pain is created in the body Dr Kanji was able to identify the source of their pain and the diagnosis that…

Exercise for the treatment of depression, anxiety and insominia

Dr Giresh Kanji talks about the importance of exercise in the management of depression and insomnia in general practice. Giresh is a musculoskeletal pain expert in Auckland. He’s founder of the New Zealand Pain Foundation and has many years of experience researching and managing pain. His PhD explored the causation of headache disorders, the migraine…

Primary headache – Giresh Kanji

Dr Giresh Kanji talks about the diagnosis and management of primary headache in general practice. Giresh Kanji Is a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and a musculoskeletal pain expert in Wellington. He’s founder of the New Zealand Pain Foundation and has many years of experience researching and managing pain. His PhD explored…

Cannabinoids for pain management – Giresh Kanji

Dr Giresh Kanji talks about prescribing cannabinoids for pain management in primary care. Giresh is a musculoskeletal pain specialist who competed a PhD in chronic pain in 2013. He is currently performing a randomised control trial in chronic low back pain. He is the editor of the Australasian musculoskeletal medicine, author of fix your back…