Dr. Usmani’s Profile

Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist

Dr. Azfer Usmani is presently working with Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Kent. He specializes in management of a wide array of chronic pain conditions using the latest techniques in pain management.

He is trained in South East England in pain medicine and anaesthetics. A part of his training was at the Guys & St. Thomas Hospital as well as St. George’s Hospital. He obtained the FRCA and FFPMRCA qualifications from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK.

Professional Statement

I am committed to providing maximum pain relief to patients with minimum side effects. I use multimodal techniques to minimize patients’ suffering.


These are pain conditions that concern the neck pain and the stiff neck. They are most common…Read more

When the facet joints or certain other structures in the spine become injured, arthritic…Read more

In addition to the previous pain conditions described which are most common, there is a myriad of…Read more


The facet joints are small joints on the back of the spine and are found in all levels from the low-back to the neck.

An epidural is most commonly used as a type of pain relief from sciatica in legs and arm pain due to nerve impingement.

A Selective Nerve Root Block (SNRB) is a common injection of local anesthetic and steroid injected under X-ray guidance where the nerve exits the spinal column.

Pain Treatments

Pain medications are drugs that reduce or relieve pain from headaches, sore muscles, arthritis…

Due to modern lifestyle it is not uncommon to see people suffer from knee pain, back pain, neck strain…

PMPs is a group treatment that uses education and practice sessions for people with persistent, chronic…

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and is a method of pain relief involving the use of a mild…

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