Acute and Chronic Spinal Pain Clinic

Including complex/cervicogenic headache.

Meet the consultant


A specialist clinic for patients who suffer from neck and head pain, shoulder and arm pain, thoracic and low back pain, sciatica, hip and knee pain, coccyx pain. 

This clinic is led by Dr Vladimir Gorelov FRCA, FFPMRCA, DESA, PhD, Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia. 

Dr Gorelov also has a special interest in complex / cervicogenic headache which is included in this clinic. Here is the link to his recent reports at international conferences -add link

What does the service provide?

We offer a comprehensive assessment and holistic management that includes:

  • Minimally-invasive x-ray guided spinal procedures
  • On-site MRI
  • Physiotherapy
  • Exercise regime
  • Life-style advice

Do I need a referral?

No GP referral is required if you are paying for your own treatment. 

You will only need a medical referral if you are using your private medical insurance. Referrals can be made by your GP or any other medical practitioner.

Clinic times

Outpatient clinics are held routinely on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and are usually available within a week.  

Booking an appointment

If you would like to find out more information about the Acute and Chronic Spinal Pain Clinic or would like to arrange an appointment, please contact our self-pay advisors on 01422 324 069.

How much does it cost?

Priced individually on application. Please contact one of our self-pay advisors on 01422 324 069 to discuss price. 

Research publications

Pain Clinic with an Interest in Cervicogenic Headache: Audit Results

An audit on the treatment and outcomes of cervicogenic headache over a six year period through the combination of cervical spinal exercises, repeat cervical blocks and RF neurotomy.

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Severe Unilateral Periorbital Pain as a Symptom of Cervicogenic Headache: a Case Report. 

A case report following the outcomes of 6 patients who suffer from severe periorbital pain, or who are unresponsive to conventional pharmacological treatment. The case report describes management that resulted in a sustained remission in all presented patients.

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