Dr Joshua Adedokun

Consultant in Pain Management

DA, FRCA, FCARCSI, FPMRCA

Year qualified:1990

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Joshua Adedokun has extensive experience in a wide range of chronic pain conditions such as cervical spinal, neck pain, whiplash syndromes and brachialgia, thoracic spinal, lumbar spinal and sciatic pain. His experience also includes other chronic pain conditions such as atypical facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, post herpetic neuralgia, and other neuropathic pain syndromes, complex headaches, complex regional pain syndrome, cancer pain, musculoskeletal injuries/ pain, repetitive strain injuries, fibromyalgia, chronic myofascial pain syndrome, shoulder pain, abdominal pain and pelvic pain syndromes including sacrococcygeal pain.

Dr Joshua Adedokun became a Fellow of the College of Anaesthetists of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in 2004, in the same year became a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. He was granted a Fellowship by assessment of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2009. Dr Adedokun was appointed as a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine at the Pennine Acute NHS Trust (North Manchester General Hospital) in May 2007.

He is actively involved in local foundation and higher specialist pain training. He is an active member of the Pain Training Action Group and organises the annual Chronic Pain Study Day for trainees and GPs. He is also a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Observational Pain Medicine.

Professional Membership



  • British Pain Society

  •  World Institute of Pain

  • International Association for the Study of Pain

  • International Spine Intervention Society

  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

  • British Medical Association

  • Northwest Pain Society

  • North of England Pain Society¿

  • Society of Expert Witnesses

  • Expert Witness Institute

Clinical Interests



  • Management of neuropathic pain especially complex regional pain syndrome 

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

  • Chronic abdominal pain syndromes

  • Musculoskeletal pain syndromes

  • Whiplash syndromes

  • Back and sciatic pain

  • Radiofrequency denervation techniques for spinal and nerve root pains

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