Dr Deepak Ravindran  is the clinical lead for the department of pain medicine at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading UK. His areas of expertise include management of opioids, treatment of neck and back pain, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and cancer pain.

Dr Deepak Ravindran is part of the award-winning Integrated Pain and Spinal Service (IPASS) service in 2016 and also the Multidisciplinary Circle Fibromyalgia Clinic. He practices an upstream and trauma-informed approach to managing pain, in a holistic manner. Alongside predcribing medication for pain, Dr. Ravindran also performs a variety of injections and nerve blocks guided by X-ray and ultrasound.

He is physician researcher with the University of Reading, working with a number of departments and sharing knowledge with our next generation of passionate academics. In addition to being a sought-after speaker, he is also an author of the Amazon Bestseller, ‘The Pain-Free Mindset – 7 Steps to Taking Control and Overcoming Chronic Pain’ published by Vermillion, an imprint of Penguin published in March 2021.

Chronic Pain

I was really pleased to be interviewed by Wendy Haaf from Good Times magazine, Canada’s premier and main magazine for a successful retirement. It was great to speak about a holistic integrated model to approaching pain management. 

19th November 2021

Double triumph for CMI at Federation of Awarding Bodies Awards

16th November 2021

Is this a cure for chronic back pain?

In conversation with John Naish, a journalist for The Times, on the pros and cons of the new psychological treatment for chronic pain – Pain Reprocessing Therapy – that is making waves on both sides of the pond.

5th October 2021

Longcovid: the knowns and the unknowns

13th August 2021

What is being done to help Long Covid patients in Reading?

In conversation with Nathan Hyde our local reporter for the Reading Chronicle on our understanding of Long Covid and more specifically about the Berkshire Long Covid Integrated Service that we set up for our patients in Reading and the Berkshire area.

25th April 2021

The Pain Free Mindset book review

Dr Jonathan Tomlinson is a GP in London with a very insightful outlook on how we should be managing pain in primary care. I love his blogs as they are extremely thoughtprovoking and fantastic in terms of how he brings compassionate patient-centered care to his daily practice. I’m indeed very grateful for this review of my book on his website.

8th March 2021

Chronic pain: when the drugs don’t work, this doctor has a plan

My original interview with John Naishon on the eve of the release of my book in March 2021. When the drugs don’t work anymore, this doctor has a plan.

3rd March 2021

An interview with Dr Deepak Ravindran on his book ‘The Pain-Free Mindset’ and longcovid treatment

2nd March 2021

Tacking the ‘untapped frontier’ of chronic pain

17th February 2021

Free of pain after nerve treatment

An anecdote of a great outcome with interventional pain treatment shows that context and choosing the right patient matters for every pain management strategy.

29th April 2013

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