Pain management

pain managementPain problems that stop you living your life to the full?

Early education on how to manage your pain, combined with the appropriate treatment for your individual needs may substantially reduce the need for surgery or reduce the risk of your condition becoming worse.

Whether you have private medical insurance or not, our team can help you manage your pain. BMI The Chiltern Hospital offers you rapid access to a dedicated pain specialists.

Our specialist consultants are not only skilled and experienced; they understand that your pain is personal and that no two people experience it the same way. We realise that pain can affect all areas of your life such as your ability to work, your personal relationships with friends and family and even your sleep.

When you need help with pain relief, it is important to have fast access to effective treatment. Our pain management team offer treatments for a broad range of conditions and can advise on the most appropriate solution for you.

With the right guidance and treatment, much can be done to manage and alleviate your pain and put you back in control of your life.

Why you should come to the pain management clinic?

  • Consultation with a pain specialist
  • Full assessment of your condition
  • Fast access to relevant diagnostic tests
  • A personalised treatment programme
  • Access and referral to other health care
  • Professionals where appropriate, to continue your effective care and treatment

Conditions treated include

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Face pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Headaches
  • Muscle and joint problems
  • Persistent pain after surgery
  • Sciatica and other spinal nerve problems
  • Muscle and joint problems
  • Nerve injury or dysfunction (neuralgia)

How can I access treatment?

Following your first consultation you may need a diagnostic investigation to assist your consultant to determine what treatment options are best for you. You will be informed of any costs which may be incurred prior to these investigations taking place. If treatment is required, we will provide you with a written quotation before proceeding.

Paying for treatment

  • All patients are welcome – whether they choose to pay directly for their treatment or by using their private medical insurance
  • We arrange direct settlement with insurance companies, but patients should pre-check their level of cover
  • For self-paying patients we accept a number of payment methods including the BMI Card

Appointments

If you'd like to book an appointment or know more about our Pain Management services please call 01494 890 890 or enquire online.