In keeping with national guidelines Pain Relief Ireland is delighted to announce that it is now possible to resume implantation of spinal cord stimulators and other peripheral neuromodulation devices.
Yes, after the longest 90 days in history we are back and looking forward to it!
The intervening time has been difficult for many of our clients. Almost everyone has been impacted in some way. For some scheduled pain procedures were postponed, physiotherapy session halted, hydrotherapy and pool work discontinued, and even the ability to get out for a walk became impossible for the “cocooners”!
The response to Dr. Hegarty’s guest appearance on the RTE “Today show “ with Maura and Dáithí has generated huge interested. This is Dr. Hegarty’s fifth time on the show and once again the number of questions received by email and social media exceeded even the producer’s expectations. Obviously, having information about chronic pain is well received by the Irish audience.
Today many people with chronic pain are staying at home, practicing social distancing and wearing masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus. This was and continues to be the best option.
The World Health Organization and other leading agencies say there is no evidence to support the suggestion that ibuprofen might worsen the symptoms of COVID-19.