The Challenges of Neuropathic Pain

This year we are hosting a series of virtual Spinal Injury Seminars.

The second seminar in the series is on Tuesday 14 September and will focus on the challenges of neuropathic pain.

The seminars will be of interest to healthcare professionals working with individuals with spinal injuries and their families, including service providers, clinicians, social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, case managers and charity workers.

The seminar will be hosted by Cari Sowden-Taylor and Ciaran McCabe, both Partners in the Catastrophic Injury department at Hugh James.


10:30 - 10:40am  |  Introduction from Cari Sowden-Taylor & Ciaran McCabe, Partners at Hugh James

10:40 - 11:00am  |  Lizzie Tench, Peer Support Volunteer for SIA - Personal Experience and Interview with Cari Sowden-Taylor

11:00am - 11:40pm  |  Dr Naveen Kumar, Consultant, Midlands Centre for Spinal Injury

11:40 - 12:00pm  | Dr Michael Platt MA MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA, Medical Director at Sapphire Medical Clinics, Consultant in Pain Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London - Neuropathic Pain after spinal surgery: why it occurs and Management

12:30 - 12:30pm  | Janine Cadman, Care Expert and Case Manager, Janine Cadman Consultants with James Benson, James Benson Physiotherapy, Dr Shabnam Berry-Khan, PyschWorks Associates Ltd & Annamarie Wagner, Occupational Therapist, Wagner Therapies

12:30 - 12:50pm  |  Mr Erlick Pereira & Mr Alex Alamri, Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research - Neurosurgical Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury Pain

12:50 - 1:10pm  |  Live Q&A

1:10pm  |  Finish


If you would like to register your place, please fill in your details on the registration form. If you experience any issues when registering, please email We hope you can join us and look forward to seeing you there.


Upcoming Spinal Injury Seminars

Thursday 10 February 2022  |  11:00am - 1:00pm
The Challenges of Community Care & Private Care

The Challenges of Neuropathic Pain 

Tuesday 14 September 2021

10:30am - 13:10pm 

Online via Zoom

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