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Pain Management

What is Pain Management?

Musculoskeletal Pain Management or Interventional Pain Medicine offers a multi-disciplinary pain clinic approach to improve the quality of life of those living with pain.  At Blackberry Clinic the pain clinic team includes Anaesthetists and Musculoskeletal Medicine doctors who perform pain-relieving injections and work closely with our practitioners for the best outcomes. 

Effective management of chronic and acute back and neck pain frequently requires the multi-modal approach uniquely offered at Blackberry Clinic. 

Pain Management and Pain Clinic Treatments

Our Pain Management/ Pain Clinic specialists offer a variety of treatments following a thorough consultation and assessment of the musculoskeletal system. They often refer patients for manual therapy but offer steroid joint injections, hyaluronic acid injections, prolotherapy, PRP (platelet rich plasma), trigger point injections and other treatments.  They perform pain relieving injections for severe back pain including caudal epidurals, prolotherapy, radiofrequency denervation and nerve root block injections.  

See below for a full range of interventional treatments available. The Pain Clinic/Pain Management doctors work closely with the local radiologists and it is possible to have an MRI and report within 48 hours depending on availability. They offer treatments for chronic pain and severe acute back and neck pain. 

Spinal Injections

These include epidurals, nerve root blocks, facet joint injections and prolotherapy.

Epidural Injections

This is a cortisone injection into the low back or neck to treat slipped discs or trapped nerves

Prolotherapy

These injections help to stabilise ligaments in the spine or peripheral joints

Nerve Root Block Injections

These injections are given in the neck or low back to reduce inflammation in the nerves

Facet Joint Injections

Steroid is used to reduce inflammation in the facet joints of the neck, mid or low back.

Steroid Injections

These injections provide pain relief and reduce inflammation in the joints and soft tissues

Medial Branch Block Diagnostic Injections

These can be given to various areas of the spine for diagnostic purposes.

Caudal Epidural

Cortisone is injected near the tail bone to treat slipped discs, trapped nerves and sciatica

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Dr Simon Petrides

Medical Director, Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine Doctor
Milton Keynes

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Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine Doctor
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Musculoskeletal & Pain Medicine Consultant
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Frequently Asked Questions

Musculoskeletal Pain Management is for those living with chronic pain and the aim is to improve the quality of life by reducing the pain and making sure it is easier to cope with everyday living. Teamwork amongst the practitioners leads to a bespoke, patient centred treatment plan tailored to individual requirements.

Our Musculoskeletal Pain Management doctors will decide on the appropriate treatment after a thorough examination and consultation. If they decide you need an injection you may have to come back or they may be able to perform the procedure on the same day. The doctor may refer you to a physio, osteopath or chiropractor or you may need orthotics. If you do need an injection you will be fully informed of the procedure and the doctor will answer any questions and address your concerns. You will need a follow up appointment to assess your progress.  

If you are living with chronic pain come and see one of our Musculoskeletal Pain Management Doctors who are highly qualified and experienced. They offer a full range of pain-relieving injections including nerve root blocks, epidurals, PRP, prolotherapy, Hyaluronic acid, radiofrequency denervation and other procedures. They are experts in managing pain and use a variety of approaches to do this. They will refer you to one of our therapists if necessary and can order all the appropriate investigations such as MRI scans or blood tests.

This depends on your condition and how long you have     had it. Your doctor will make sure they monitor your progress to assess if you need more treatment or referral to another specialist. You may need to see another practitioner for advice and manual treatment following a pain-relieving injection and you will need a follow up appointment with the doctor.

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