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Pain Management Services

Chronic Pain Service

Contact: Chronic Pain Service Tel: 0191 28 24721 Fax: 0191 28 20466

Newcastle’s Chronic Pain Management Service is run by a well established multi-professional team of experts with many years experience in treating a wide range of long standing (chronic) pain-related problems.

Our specialists recognise that persistent pain can interfere with every aspect of life including work, relationships with friends and family and the ability to take part in activities which bring us pleasure.

Our aim is to help people with persistent pain to reduce the level of pain they experience as well as helping them to accept and take control of their pain so they can live a fulfilling life again.

We take time in our consultations to help people understand their pain, where often more conventional approaches to diagnosis and treatments have failed to give the answers patients are seeking.

We encourage patients to make informed choices about the options available to them and to develop an individual plan of treatment. Information following clinic appointments will be sent to the patients, the general practitioner and other specialists involved in the care of the patient.


Services and treatments we can offer

We offer a comprehensive range of services which are outlined below:

  • Pain education classes
  • Relaxation classes
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Acupuncture
  • Specialist advice on the use of medications for treating pain
  • Specialist Physiotherapy
  • Specialist Psychology
  • Multi professional pain management programme
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Injections
  • Specialist Implants, such as spinal cord stimulators and spinal drug delivery systems

Staff you are likely to meet

You can expect to meet a number of staff throughout your time with the Newcastle Pain Service.

 

  • Specialist Consultant Doctors in Pain Management, Anaesthesia and Rehabilitation
  • Specialist and Consultant Nurses in Pain Management
  • Specialist Physiotherapists in Pain Management
  • Specialist Psychologists in Pain Management

Contact us

If you would like further information about the services we offer then please don't hesitate to get in contact with us at:

The Chronic Pain Management Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP

Tel:      0191 282 4721

Fax:     0191 282 0466

 

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