Celebrate World Arthritis Day 2018: Manage chronic joint pain with 4 Steps!


The 12th October is World Arthritis Day 2018 and Pain Relief Ireland is delighted to help raise and promote awareness of the symptoms connected to rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Dr. Dominic Hegarty (Clinical Director) highlights the importance of gaining early diagnosis and access to care.


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Difene: Dr Dominic Hegarty gives his view in the Irish Times


Anti-inflammatory management for chronic pain is a very useful and effective treatment in some individuals. Nevertheless ensuing they are used in a timely and safe format is fundamental. Good clinical guidance is vital. Read our clinical director Dr Dominic Hegarty's view on Difene/NSAIDs in the recent Irish Times article:


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Pain Management at the Mater Private Hospital Cork


Pain effects 1 in 5 Irish people so it not surprising that Dr. Dominic Hegarty, Consultant in Pain Management & Neuromodulation and Clinical Director Pain Relief Ireland have combined forces with the Mater Private Hospital Cork to develop the pain management unit at the new Orthopaedic & Spine centre.


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Sunshine, Vitamin D and Chronic Pain: What is the link?


We all love the sunshine, bright days and the warm feeling of the sun on our skin. We feel energized, our mood is better and in general life seems a little more feel good factor bearable, even if you have chronic pain! But why is this the case? How does sunshine exposure relate to chronic pain levels?


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Chronic Groin & Testicular Pain


Chronic groin & testicular pain affects over 100,000 men annually. Quite often this chronic pain is the result of previous surgery or trauma such as a hernia repair, kidney removal, accident involving the scrotal region or pelvis, vasectomy or a number of infections. While the majority of chronic testicular or groin pain is from unknown causes management of the symptoms can provide the relief and quality of life you desire.


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Pain Relief Ireland supports Men’s Health Week 2018


Pain Relief Ireland recognizes that the one small step can be leap of faith if you are in pain. Just like Neil Armstrong and his crew, almost fifty years ago, took a huge step into the unknown every year we help men deal with chronic pain. Dr.


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