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5 results found for 'Pain Management' in East London, London, UK

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Expert in: Pain Management
Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
Neuromodulation , Spinal Medicine

Dr Nikolic has graduated medicine in 1992 and has been working as a Consultant in Pain Medicine since 2006. He works both privately and on the NHS at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals. 

He covers a wide range of interests, including spintal pain management, myofascial pain syndromes, neuromodulation/spinal cord stimulation, complex regional pain syndromes, headaches and neuropathic pain. 

Dr Nikolic provides treatments that are tailored for every patient and rely on a holistic approach including interventional pain management, analgesia optimisation and comprehensive rehabilitation and psychological support when appropriate. He is currently working closely with a team of specialists who are experts in their fields (physiotherapists, osteopaths, vocational rehabilitation specialists/occupational therapists and clinical psychologists).

Dr Nikolic believes that it is highly important to provide a service of the highest clinical standard that is firmly founded on the principles of evidence-based medicine. He is regularly involved in teaching and research in order to keep his professional knowledge and skills up to date.



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Expert in: Holistic Therapy
13 years of experience
Functional Medicine , Mental Health , Lifestyle Medicine + 3 more

Dr Anna Forbes is a UK-trained medical doctor specialising in Integrative Medicine. This is an increasingly popular approach that combines the best of Conventional Medicine and Natural Medicine. Addressing the root cause of illness, using a drug-free treatment approach, allows us to support the body to return to a healthy balanced state. Disease is almost always related to toxicity issues, nutritional deficiencies and/or psycho-emotional factors.

Dr. Forbes qualified in 2006 and left NHS work in 2011. She has trained extensively since 2008 in different types of Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Mind-Body Medicine, Nutrition, Functional Medicine, Intravenous Nutrient Therapy, Plasmolifting and Scenar therapy. She also practises Bio-chemical Individualism, which uses a scientific approach to body typing, providing personalised diet and supplement protocols according to body type. The body type that we have determines our disease susceptibility. Different body types lack certain enzymes that require specific combinations of food groups and enzyme supplementation.

Dr. Forbes works with all chronic (long-term) disease using an Integrative and Functional Medicine approach to assessment and treatment. Typically her patients have either hit a brick wall within the conventional medicine framework, are looking for a drug-free approach to treatment or simply want improved outcomes by using a combination of conventional and Integrative Medicine. She works with an expert team of natural therapists alongside cutting edge technology and devices, providing a fully comprehensive health service.





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Expert in: Pain Management
19 years of experience
Spinal Medicine

Dr Thomas trained in at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital. He then undertook both Medical and Anaesthetic training in East London, he was accepted to the Imperial School of Anaesthesia in 2004 and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2009.

In 2010 he sub-specialised in Pain Medicine Training in the North Thames region and was invited to be a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine in 2012.

In 2013 Dr Thomas was appointed as a Pain Medicine Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine. 

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Expert in: Pain Management
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience

Dr Deane Halfpenny is a consultant in Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine, who has a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge with particular areas of expertise including; non-surgical management of spinal pain and injury, myofascial pain syndromes, sports injury, CRPS and neuropathic pain.

Having graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, Dr Halfpenny completed his specialist training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. He took training posts as a lecturer and advanced pain trainee and was awarded the FFPMRCA. He took up a consultant post in 2001 and established multidisciplinary services in the management of pain both within the NHS and private sector.

Dr Halfpenny works closely with multi-professional colleagues both within the private sector and other leading medical institutions. These include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, cognitive psychologists and personal trainers. His approach is to understand the mechanisms behind pain and the effect on individuals. He provides patients with personal programmes that address lifestyle, exercise and techniques aimed at pain reduction in a holistic manner.

Dr Halfpenny is also a keen sportsperson, having competed as a gymnast at a national level in South Africa. This enables him to have an invaluable insight into the management of pain in both the professional and amateur sporting arena.

Dr Halfpenny works closely with a number of sports physicians and has helped numerous leading sportsmen and women return to competitive sport at international levels. He is also clinical lead for the London Orthopaedic Clinic and is directly involved in governance and Care Quality Commission roles. He has continued to provide innovation to his clinical practice having established regular multidisciplinary pain clinics in addition to providing cutting edge interventional therapies including the use of orthobiologicals (PRP and stem cell treatments).

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Expert in: Pain Management

Dr Mowafak Abdelghani is the founder and lead physician at Piccadilly Medical. He is also the Clinical Lead for Chronic Pain Services at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, Trafford General Hospital and Altrincham General Hospital and a Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

In the last few years Dr Abdelghani became interested in TMS as a new treatment modality for different Chronic Pain conditions. He attended the Pulses TMS training course that was run by the Clinical TMS Society in London in February 2018. Dr Abdelghani is a member of the Clinical TMS Society.

His undergraduate and initial postgraduate training in medicine and anaesthesia was undertaken at one of the largest and most historic teaching hospitals, Ain-Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. One of the youngest graduates in the history of his medical school, Dr Abdelghani showed distinction at the very onset of his medical career. In 2002 he was awarded a Master of Science in Anaesthetics from what is still regarded today as one of Egypt’s gold standard medical schools.

These early years of medical training exposed Dr Abdelghani to a wide range of medical pathology but more importantly instilled the virtues of diversity, multi-ethnicity and culture into his everyday clinical practice. Well revered amongst his colleagues and just as likely to be remembered by his patients for both his clinical acumen and skill, as well as his empathic understanding and comforting consultation manner, Dr Abdelghani was soon achieving excellent results empowered by his will to bring Central Manchester Foundation Trust to the forefront of Pain Medicine.

After graduating from Medical School in Cairo, Egypt and completing his Masters of Science and a four year training rotation in Ain-Shams University, Cairo he Relocated to the UK where he rotated in Training posts around North Wales, Mersey and Surrey. He joined the Northwest Training Rotation as a Specialist Trainee and completed the five year training Program. His last year of training was spent at the Imperial school in London, specifically in the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he completed his Advanced Pain training in a twelve-month program.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine by examination. He has published chapters on multiple topics of Pain Medicine in 2 books published in the UK and the USA. He has a well-established interest and role in post-graduate education and healthcare management. He chairs the North West Pain Group, which holds regular monthly meetings for Pain Medicine Consultants in the North West Region.


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What is a Pain Management Specialist?

Pain management specialists treat pain using a variety of methods such as tablets, injections and patches.

When to see a Pain Management Specialist?

You may need to consult a pain management specialist if you suffer from chronic pain in any region of the body. Conditions such as arthritis, cancer, pain, back and neck pain, headache and neuropathic pain may be referred to the pain team when regular painkillers have not worked.

What procedures can you find at a Pain Management clinic?