Dr J.W.Brooks is a Consultant Anaesthetist, specialising in Pain Management within the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust since 2005.
He undertook his Junior Anaesthetic training in the Leicester Royal Hospitals and Specialist Registrar training in London.
He further completed a Doctorate (MD) looking at the spinal role of Cannabinoids at Imperial College London with Professor Andrew Rice, and subsequently completed a Chronic Pain Fellowship at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore).
He has lectured nationally and has publications originating from his MD thesis. Presently he is a Course Director for an MSc in Pain Science and Practice at Queens University Belfast, and a Clinical Senior Lecturer also at Queens University.
Clinically, he has extensive experience in a wide range of chronic pain conditions, including chronic back pain, neuropathic pain, widespread musculoskeletal pain, chronic pelvic pain and post-surgical pain. The initial consultation comprising of a full history and examination and any further investigations will assess all aspects which lead to the pain experience.
Dr. Brooks treats a wide range of Chronic pain conditions including; Chronic back and neck pain, neuropathic pain, widespread musculoskeletal pain, chronic pelvic pain and post-surgical pain.
Treatments offered include a comprehensive management plan which may involve medications, interventional injections, referral to specialist physiotherapy or psychology services.