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Dr Subodha Thanthulage - Pain Management

Dr Thanthulage specialises in pain management including back pain, facial pain, chronic abdominal pain, fibromyalgia, chronic headaches, pelvic pain and sciatica.

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Dr Thanthulage is a consultant in chronic pain management and is available to offer a comprehensive pain management service. He approaches pain problems with a multi-disciplinary view, taking into consideration the pathophysiological and psychological aspects of the problem.

The service provided by Dr Thanthulage includes pharmacotherapy, neural blockade, joint injections, epidurolysis, radiofrequency lesioning, pulsed radiofrequency, TENS and acupuncture.

Clinical interests:

Back pain

Head and neck pain

Acute myofascial pain syndrome

Chronic abdominal pain 

Complex regional pain syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Neuropathic pain

Non cardiac chest pain

Chronic headaches

Persistent post surgical pain

Pelvic pain


Academic background

Dr Thanthulage graduated from the State University of Russia in 1993, trained in anaesthetics and pain management in Barts and The London School of Anaesthesia.

 He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine. He obtained the fellowship of Interventional Pain Practice in 2009.

Professional Memberships

Dr Thanthulage is a member of the British Pain Society

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Member of the World Institute of Pain

NHS base

Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust

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01245 200307