Daradia: The pain clinic feels your pain & sufferings. Located at Kolkata, India it has the facilities of diagnosis, treatment, research and training on pain management. Our patients suffer from headache, neck and back pain, knee pain, cancer pain etc. due to migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, arthritis, slipped disc, spondylosis, spondylitis, cancer etc. We use interventional pain management methods... radio-frequency procedures, spinal cord stimulation, Percutaneous Discectomy, vertebroplasty, Epiduroscopy, Ozone Nucleolysis etc.   More...


Two weeks Aesculap Academy Introductory Course on Interventional Pain Management: "Introduction to Pain Management"

2 weeks courses at Daradia are accredited with 36 CME credit points by State Medical Council
It is a two weeks Aesculap Academy Fellowship on pain management where stresses has been given to the practical aspect of interventional pain management and there are hands-on mannequin practice sessions during the course. Syllabus has been designed in such a way so that participants are well trained in Interventionaal Pain Procedures and can start practice after returning back.

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Eligibility: Applicant must be a medical graduate (MBBS/MD) from any recognized university. He must have completed one year residency from a recognized Hospital in the following disciplines: Anaesthesiology, Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Neurosurgery, and General Medicine. Desirable: Post-graduate degree/diploma in the above disciplines.

Schedule: This training programme is arranged most frequently in every month. The date of commencement, details of course & course fees are announced well in advance.

Course fee:
39,000.00 INR for Indian participants.
1780.00 USD for Foreign participants and Non-resident Indians (NRIs).
15% Govt service tax is applicable & additional.
This course fee includes complementary light working lunch during course. Participants need to arrange accommodation by their own. If they need low cost accommodation may contact us at +913365555506.

Special hands-on-mannequin workshop for 2 weeks course participants:
Hands on practice on mannequin under c-arm are organised on few days within this course. Interventions of back pain are highlighted. Its mandatory that all participants learn and do the following interventions indipendently:
Facet Joint inj
Medial branch block
Sacro-iliac joint inj
Trans-foraminal/ Selective nerve root inj/ Dorsal root ganglion inj
Lumber sympathetic block
Sup Hypogastric plexus block
Intra-discal procedure
Sacral nerve root inj
Caudal epidural block
Celiac plexus block
Splanchnic nerve block
Stellate ganglion block
Suprascapular Nerve Block
Ganglion Impar block

Details of course:
Schedule described below is just an outline. Actual schedule is likely to be different according to availability of cases.

Introduction, Definition & Classification of pain. Anatomy & Physiology of pain, Pharmacotherapy of pain.

How to examine a patient with pain. Assessment of Pain including psychological assessment. Radiographic imaging in Pain management and Safety measures

Equipments in Regional Anaesthesia. Common regional anaesthesia techniques. Ambulatory infusion Pumps in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Management Interventions that will be discussed/demonstrated:
Brachial Plexus Block: different approaches. Femoral nerve block. Paravertebral Plexus Block. Sciatic nerve block,
Different types of Epidural Anaesthesia. Combined Spinal Epidural Anaesthesia. Continuous Spirnal Anaesthesia.

Acupuncture in different painful conditions.
Injection Techniques in the peripheral Joints like shoulder joint, Knee joint, Wrist Joint etc. Trigger point injections

CRPS. Phantom limb pain. Headache & Facial Pain. Fibromyalgia & Myofascial Pain Syndrome.
Stellate ganglion block,
Trigger Point Injections,
Cervical Epidural Block,
Management of Cancer Pain overview
Pharmacotherapy of Cancer Pain.
Interventional Pain Management of Cancer Pain.
Celiac Plexus Block
Lumber Sympathetic block,
Ganglion Impar block
Peripheral nerve block)

Evaluation of Spinal Pain. Interventions in the management of spinal Pain.
Caudal Epidural block & Epidurogram,
Sacral Nerve Root Block
Thoracic Facet Block,
Suprascapular Nerve Block
Lumber Transforaminal Epidural/ Selective nerve root block,
Lumber Facet Joint block,
Sacro-Iliac Joint Block,
Epidural neuroplasty)

Advanced Pain Management procedures
Radio-Frequency Procedures,
Provocative discography with intra-discal pressure monitoring,
Use of Ozone in Pain Management (ozone in knee joint/ shoulder joint pain, ozone in trigger point injection, prolozone therapy etc.)
Ozone nucleolysis / Ozone Discectomy / Ozonucleolysis,
Percutaneous Disc Decompression (Discectomy),
Spinal cord stimulator,
Intrathecal Drug delivery system)

Visit to Pain Clinic MEDICA Hospital, Kolkata, India.
Workshop (Acupuncture)

Workshop: (Hands-on mannequin workshop under C-arm guidance).

Workshop (Hands-on mannequin workshop under C-arm guidance).
Evaluation of participants.

How to establish a Pain Clinic.
Situation of Pain Clinics in India.
Feedback, Interactions and doubt clearing.

It is 2 weeks course with 6 working days in each week. Sunday will be closed. Total working days will be 12.

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