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.
At Pain Relief Ireland we are committed to put aside our routine clinical work to deal with a situation which is turning out to be a global emergency that needs to be tackled without compromise. It is our responsibility to look after our patients as well as ourselves in these exceptional circumstances.
The present coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has placed many individuals at risk and we all have a responsibility to protect and minimise the spread.
Since it started in China in December 2019 is has affecting 42 countries. In the last 48 hours the impact in the Munster region has become more evident.