J.W.Brooks is a Consultant Anaesthetist, specialising in Pain Management within the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust since 2
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.