Pain Relied Ireland is pleased to announce that it has implanted the first Differential Target Multiplexed (DTM™) Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) for back pain on Medtronic devices using the Intellis platform. This is a new and unique programming option available to treat patients with chronic pain that is based on years of preclinical research. We can now offer suitable individuals the benefit of this advanced programming.
2020 will be remembered as the year that the global healthcare system had to deal one of the greatest challenges in living memory. Since the initial outbreak in December 2019 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become the one of the most rapidly spreading infections in terms of a global pandemic. The sudden onset left even the most efficient healthcare services struggling to cope.
Pain Relief Ireland Clinical Director Dr Hegarty was on C103 FM to talk about the many aspects to pain.
Listen to Dr. Hegarty on the Cork Today show with Patricia Messinger.
Did you know that September is Pain Awareness Month?
It is important that we raise public awareness around pain, pain management, and all the great work that pain professionals do during the month of September and beyond.
This week at the World Institute of Pain’s “virtual” World Congress 2020 in Rome Dr. Dominic Hegarty (Clinical Director Pain Relief Ireland, Consultant and Senior Clinical lecturer at University College Cork) presented new evidence that supports the long-term benefits of using platelet rich plasma injection to treat chronic gluteal tendinopathy. The research was published in this month’s edition of Pain Practise.
What is Regenerative Pain Medicine (RPM)?
RPM seeks to use of biologics to improve soft-tissue healing. It is fast becoming a key therapy in chronic pain medicine and in the area of sports medicine. The topic has been discussed for many years and continues to appear on conferences programs.