PO Box 3
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Colney Lane
Norwich NR4 7ZZ
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Pain Management

All NAG anaesthetists are experienced in ensuring patients are comfortable after surgery, using a variety of techniques.

In some circumstances however, pain can be particularly difficult to manage – either because it is very severe or long lasting. NAG is uniquely able to assess patients who are suffering from acute pain (such as after an operation) or more chronic pain (like back or neck pain) as amongst its partners are experts regional anaesthesia, acute and chronic pain management.

Anglian Pain Medicine (APM) is a part of NAG, and uses the expertise not only of consultants experienced in pain medicine, but also consultants in anaesthesia who have expertise in acupuncture. APM also works with pain management physiotherapists as well as having a close relationship with spinal surgeons and other professionals to assess, investigate and devise a treatment plan for patients with long term pain problems.