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Dr Humble explains the role of a Pain Medicine Specialist in February's edition of Your Expert Witness

What is a pain medicine specialist? By DR STEPHEN HUMBLE MBChB MSc PhD FCARCSI, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Medicolegal Associates Ltd A pain medicine specialist is a doctor with specialised training and…
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Dr Jenner discusses Pain Medicine in the Medico Legal setting in the January 2016 issue of Your Expert Witness

The Effects of Pain Can Run Deeper Than Its Physical Presence By DR CHRISTOPHER JENNER MB BS FRCA FFPMRCA, consultant in pain medicine at Medicolegal Associates Ltd SOLICITORS AND BARRISTERS who are involved in personal…
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Dr Jenner held a webinar for AvMA

Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) is the UK charity for patient safety and justice. They provide free independent advice and support to people affected by medical accidents because of lapses. AvMA also work in partnership with health…
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How Partners Associates Follow up with Patients after Pain Injections

By Dr Stephen Humble MBChB MSc PhD FCARCSI, Consultant in Pain Medicine at Medicolegal Partners Ltd and Dr Devjit Srivastava, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine for the NHS Blockade and modulation of the nociceptive…
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Neurosteroid; Endogenous, Analgesics

Peripheral sensitisation and central sensitisation are implicated in the development of neuropathic pain with neuroplasticity occurring at multiple levels of the pain pathway. Hypersensitivity of the spinothalamic tract has been described in neuropathic animal models…
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A systematic review of therapeutic interventions to reduce acute and chronic post-surgical pain after amputation, thoracotomy or mastectomy

Abstract Background: Perioperative neuropathic pain is under-recognized and often undertreated. Chronic pain may develop after any routine surgery, but it can have a far greater incidence after amputation, thoracotomy or mastectomy. The peak noxious barrage…
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COULD THE CONSUMPTION OF SPICY FOODS REDUCE THE PREVALENCE OF CHRONIC PAIN?

Population based cohort study Although there are reasons to be cautious, the recent paper by Lv et al, in the latest edition of the BMJ is interesting and is suggestive of the potential health benefits…
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Calcitonin for acute neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury

By DR STEPHEN HUMBLE MBChB MSc PhD FCARCSI, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Medicolegal Associates Ltd Neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury is caused by complex neural mechanisms and is often refractory…
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