Pain: Where are we and where are we going?

To book to attend, please click here or phone 020 7269 7843.

This is a joint meeting between the BPS Interventional Pain Management and Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Groups and NSUKI. We have looked to deliver a meeting which covers innovative and novel interventions alongside education on Neuromodulation and advances in Neuropathic pain diagnosis and treatments.

There is something for everyone with regards the clinical management of pain.


Outline Programme:

09:30 – 09:40      Welcome and Introduction: Dr Neil Collighan/ Dr Ash Gulve/ Dr Bernhard Frank

1st session           Recent advances in Interventional Pain Medicine
                               Chair: Dr Neil Collighan, Kent

09:40 – 10:10      High Intensity Focused Ultrasound in painful conditions – (Dr Matt Brown, Royal Marsden  Hospital)

10:10 – 10:40      Endoscopic facet interventions  (Dr Stefano Palmisani, Guys & St Thomas Hospital)

10:40 – 11:00      QST and Conditioned Pain Modulation. Do they help predicting outcomes from interventions?  (Dr Shankar Ramaswamy, St Bartholomews Hospital)

11:00 - 11.30       Coffee / Tea                                      

2nd session       Educational Sessions: Neuromodulation
                            Chair: Dr Ashish Gulve

11:30 – 12:00      Techniques and Mechanism of Action of Spinal Cord Stimulation (Dr Neil Collighan, Kent)                                                            

12:00 – 12:30      How to select patients for Neuromodulation for Pain Management (Dr Vivek Mehta)

12:30 – 13:00      FBSS and Neuromodulation (Dr Manohar Sharma, Walton Centre, Liverpool)

13:00 – 14:00      Lunch   

3rd Session        Advances in Neuromodulation
                            Chair: Dr Sameer Gupta

14:00 - 14.30       Neuromodulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) (Dr Sarah Love-Jones, Bristol)

14:30 – 15:00     Neuromodulation for Chronic Post-surgical Pain Syndrome (Dr Ashish Gulve, Middlesbrough)

15:00 - 15.30       What’s coming next in Neuromodulation? Industry Presentations

5:30 – 16:00      Coffee / Tea

4th Session           Better diagnostic tests to help with the diagnosis of neuropathic pain and treatable conditions. Practical examples from Texas and Merseyside?.
                               Chair: Dr Bernhard Frank

16:00 – 16:30      MRI neurography. Does it help with the diagnosis of neuropathic pain?  (Dr Maneesh Bohjak, The Walton Centre, Liverpool)

16:30 – 17:00      Practical application (Webinar)   Dr Avneesh Chabra (Texas)

17:00 - 17:30       A novel way of doing Cervical Epidural without LOR technique (Webinar) – Dr Yakov Perper (New York)