Dr Thanthullu Vasu



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  • Pain medicine

About me

Dr Vasu has been a Consultant in Pain Medicine in NHS since 2006. He specialises in a variety of chronic pain conditions in adults including spinal pain (back pain / neck pain), widespread pain including fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome, neuropathic pain, abdominal/ visceral pain, chronic headaches etc.

He does a variety of interventions and injections for pain conditions. His particular interest is in radiofrequency denervation injections for back and neck pain. He has experience in variety of pain injections, which he has performed in the NHS for more than 12 years as a Consultant.

At present, he is the only Consultant leading a multidisciplinary chronic pain service for children in the whole of the Midlands. He sees more than 100 children every year in Leicester Royal Infirmary. His team has won national award for the innovations in paediatric pain which is quoted as an example for excellence in the website of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London.

Areas of interest

* Back pain
* Neck pain
* Head ache
* Abdominal pain
* Knee pain
* Hip pain
* Sciatica
* Spinal injections
* Epidural injections
* Facet joint injections
* Radiofrequency and Pulsed radiofrequency denervations
* Injection treatment for chronic migraine including Botox injections
* Joint pain treatment (joint injections)
* Neuralgia (nerve pain) treatment
* Pain management injections for back and facet joints
* Steroids injections into the spine to help relieve pain
* Trigger injections
* Intravenous lignocaine infusions for widespread pain
* Peripheral nerve blocks
* Injections for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Procedures completed

  • A7350

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (1-5)

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