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Pain management

Expert management and treatment for chronic pain

At Woodlands Hospital, we offer private pain management services if you are based in Darlington, Richmond and Barnard Castle.

We understand that chronic back pain, neck pain and persistent headaches can be troublesome.

This is why we have a dedicated pain management team who specialise in dealing with chronic pain from your head to your toes.

Private pain management clinic in Darlington

Our aim is to support and assist you in managing pain more effectively and improving your quality of life.

Some of the conditions we treat at Woodlands Hospital include:

  • Chronic headaches
  • Chronic low back pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head and neck pain
  • Leg pain
  • Spinal pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Joint pain (facet & sacroiliac)
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Persistent post-surgical pain back pain (upper and lower)
  • Whiplash
  • Muscle and joint problems
  • Persistent pain after surgery
  • Sciatica and other spinal nerve problems
  • Muscle and joint problems
  • Nerve injury or dysfunction (neuralgia)

Private and self-paying patients

Private and self-paying patients benefit from quick access to appointments with an experienced pain management consultant.

Diagnostic tests are also available, such as x-ray, ultrasound and MRI (where appropriate). Where necessary, we also offer fast referrals to other specialist consultants or physiotherapists.

You can make an appointment directly with one of our consultants at Woodlands Hospital. Alternatively you can ask your GP to refer you (this may be necessary if you have private medical insurance).

NHS patients

At  Woodlands Hospital we also have pathways in place for NHS patients.

If you are an NHS patient, please contact your GP to find out which pain management pathway is applicable to you.

Payment options

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.

Specialists offering Pain management

Mr Daniel John Fagan

Consultant Spinal Surgeon

MBChB MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr&Orth)

The Duchy Hospital 1 more Woodlands Hospital

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Dr Ashish Gulve

Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia


Woodlands Hospital

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