Cancer pain is common, distressing and difficult to control. It can occur directly due to disease and also due to treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. In our practice, a balanced, holistic approach to pain management is adopted. This encompasses a number of approaches with the aim of optimising control with minimal side effects. cancer pain
Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA) may prove beneficial in the management of many cancer-related symptoms. These include cancer pain, anxiety, low energy, nausea, hot flushes and dry mouth (xerostomia). In our practice, WMA is often integrated into a more comprehensive treatment plan.
Many patients are taking high dose opioids and other pain killers for cancer pain management. These are often ineffective, cause unpleasant side effects or both! If you need advice on dose reducing or switching these medications - we can help.
Concerned that your current cancer pain management plan is not up to speed. We offer a second opinion service - either face-to-face or remotely, to review your current situation and offer independent advice.
Cancer survivors are a rapidly growing population with huge unmet need. We specialise in advising survivors on rehabilitation strategies - improving function and quality of life.
Don't live in London or the South East and want to access our expertise in cancer pain management? We offer remote consultations either by telephone or video-link. These comply with General Medical Council guidance and provide an opportunity to start optimising your pain control and functional levels.
I am an experienced expert witness, having acted in a number of high-profile cases in the areas of pain medicine and pharmaceutical litigation. To discuss a case please use the contact us facility.
I regularly undertake consultancy work and board advisory roles. These predominantly relate to cannabis based medicinal products and pain medicine. To discuss further please use the contact us facility.
I have authored numerous book chapters, research papers and have appeared on the BBC and in The Sun. Feel free to contact us for quotes or opinion on pain-related matters.