Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Michael Vick's Pit Bulls – Journey from Violence and Suffering to a Sanctuary of Love

| January 28, 2008

Sir Hector This is a story of a dog, with thy name of Hector, that was subjected to deplorable violence. Four year old Hector, is a pit bull that lived a torturous existence in Michael Vick’s Bad Newz  Kennels in Virginia, USA.   A formal NFL quarterback,  Michael Vick staged pit bull fights, and destroyed and […]

Heath Ledger, The Knight of Our Hearts – Thy Soul into the Realms Above

| January 27, 2008

Heath Ledger 1979 – 2008 “A silent heart whose silence loves and longs; The silence of a heart which sang its song While youth and beauty made a summer morn, Silence of love that cannot sing again.” ~Christina Rossetti Heath Ledger,  thy Knight, Sir William Thatcher, of “A Knight’s Tale”,  has taken a long ride […]

Phantom Limb Pain in Amputees Helped by Mirror Therapy – U.S. Study

| January 22, 2008

Phantom Limb Pain “Phantom limb syndrome” is a common phenomenon in patients who have lost a limb either through an accident or surgery.     It is likely the result of a faulty signal between the brain and the missing appendage.     Neurons in the brain continue sending out signals to a limb that’s no longer there.     As […]

They Came, They Sang, They Conquered – Jaydee Bixby, Brian Melo and Carly Rae Jepsen

| January 17, 2008

Jaydee Bixby Where art thou Squire Jaydee?     Jaydee Bixby, the 17 year old from Drumheller, Alberta, hath finished the Canadian Idol Top 3 Tour.    Along with faithful fellow troubadours, Brian Melo and Carly Rae Jepsen,   Jaydee toured across Canada to devoted audiences. We hath missed seeing our Squire sing and seeing his gift evolving.   Behold Jaydee […]

Jazz Icon, Oscar Peterson – Thy Heart was a Lamp in the World of Jazz

| January 13, 2008

Oscar Peterson Heaven is now enriched by the sweet sounds of celestial jazz by the greatness of a noble man called Oscar Peterson. On the 23rd day of December of the year 2007, this giant of Jazz, died at 82 years of age in his home in Mississauga, Ontario. When word of this great loss […]

Chronic Neck Pain Improved by Strength Training – Study from Denmark

| January 10, 2008

 Chronic   Neck   Pain A new study has found that specific strength training locally of the neck and shoulder muscles led to significant prolonged relief of neck muscle pain,   while general fitness training resulted in only a small amount of pain reduction. Led by Gisela Sjøgaard and Lars L. Andersen of the National Research Centre for […]

“You’ll Never Walk Alone” Singeth Rhydian, our Knight of Silver, with Hope in His Heart

| January 8, 2008

Rhydian Roberts Rhydian Roberts did not win thy singing joust X Factor,   but he hath signed a record deal with Sony BMG.    Rhydian,   when finished his holiday,  will begin rehearsals for the X-Factor tour,  which begins on February 11th in Belfast, Ireland. A musical sequel of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is currently […]