About Berkshire Pain and Spine Specialist
The Berkshire Pain and Spine Specialists’ is guided by Dr Ravindran’s philosophy of patient care. He firmly believes that pain disorders should be treated as early as possible, with the appropriate use of multidisciplinary techniques. His clinic offers a comprehensive service, starting with expert diagnosis and followed up by medical treatment that is complemented by good support from specialists in physiotherapy and psychology.His areas of special clinical expertise include treatment of neck and back pain, neuropathic pain,post surgical pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and cancer pain. Along with utilising a full complement of pharmacological treatments for pain, Dr. Ravindran also performs a variety of injection treatments such as epidural, facet and sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency lesioning (rhizolysis), and sympathetic and peripheral nerve blocks guided by X-ray and ultrasound.Where appropriate, he can organise for Physiotherapy and Acupuncture which is provided at the Dunedin Hospital where the clinic is based. Although his clinics are usually on a Friday, Dr.Ravindran can usually see anyone within 48 hours of referral.