Dr Salmin Aseri

Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia


Personal profile

I am a Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. I am also clinical lead for acute pain services. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) and Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FFPMRCA)

I am also involved in Multidisciplinary Integrated Cancer Pain Services at The Willowbrook Hospice.

I have keen interest in Medical and Healthcare Education and actively involved in postgraduate education, medical simulation. I am a course director for a national course “Joint Management of Joint Pain” which is approved for CPD points by Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Interventional Pain Medicine procedures performed

Simple Procedues

  • Trigger point injections
  • Tender point Injections
  • High dose capsiacn patch application
  • IV Lidocaine infusion

X-ray guided injections

  • Epidural injections – lumbar, caudal, transforaminal. Nerve Root Blocks
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Facet joint Diagnostic Medial Branch Block
  • Diagnostic/therapeutic facet joint/medial branch blocks 
  • Radiofrequency denervation procedures 
  • Pulsed radiofrequency treatment to nerve roots, trunks and peripheral nerves
  • Sympathetic blocks with or without radiofrequency treatment
  • Injection therapy for migraines / headaches and myofascial pain
  • Periarticular injections: Genicular Nerve blocks for knee / Hip
  • Scar/neuroma injections

Ultrasound guided injections

  • Suprascapular Nerve Block
  • Pyriformis block
  • Pudendal Nerve Block
  • ACNES block for abdominal pain
  • Stellate ganglion block
  • Genitofemoral Nerve Block for groin pain
  • Ganglion Impar block
  • Inguinal Nerve Block
  • Tennis elbow / Golfer elbow injection
  • Coccyx injection
  • Greater Occipital Nerve Block

Professional Memberships

  • RCA Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • FPMRCA Faculty of Pain Medicine (Royal College of Anaesthetists)
  • IASP International Association for the Study of Pain
  • WIP World Institute of Pain
  • ASRA American Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • ESRA European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

 Clinical Interests

  • Whiplash
  • Sports and exercise related injuries
  • Chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain
  • Chronic pain following surgery
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Knee pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Hip pain including denervation approaches
  • Prolapsed/bulging discs
  • Sacroiliac joint disorders
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Facet joint syndrome
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Persistent pain after surgery
  • Vulvodynia
  • Prostate pain
  • Testicular pain
  • Bladder pain syndromesPelvic floor dysfunction
  • Chronic pelvic painPudendal neuralgia
  • Orofacial pain
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Post herpetic neuralgia
  • Peripheral polyneuropathy
    Meralgia paraesthetica 

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