The Pain Clinic
This website is for health professionals dealing in research, assessment and treatment of pain.
Dr Chris Wells
Speciality: Pain management
MB ChB LRCP MRCS LMCC FRCA FIPP
Practising at Spire Cheshire Hospital and Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
Dr Wells trained at, and then became Director of, the Walton Centre for Pain Relief, organising services there from 1983 to 1994. At BUPA North Cheshire Hospital he sees, assesses and treats all types of pain problems from acute back pain with sciatica, through to chronic neurological pain. After assessment, treatments recommended might include medication, appropriate nerve blocks and rehabilitation programmes.
Dr Wells has been Honorary Secretary of EFIC, a group of some 19,000 doctors and paramedical personnel, responsible for research and guidelines on pain across Europe. He has been made an Honorary Member of the British Pain Society, and also of the neuropathic pain Special Interest Group of IASP (NeuPSIG). He enjoys organising international meetings and is in the process of organising a meeting for 2,000 doctors in Athens, on neuropathic (nerve) pain. Outside of work he is a keen curler, skier and enjoys anything to do with boats.
Special Clinical Interests
Back pain, nerve pain and cancer pain
Epidemiology of pain, epidurals for pain relief, opioids
Current membership(s) of Professional, National and Regional Bodies
- British Pain Society (Honorary Member)
- International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
- European Federation of the IASP Chapters (EFIC)
- NeuPSIG (Honorary Member)
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