Dr Munglani


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Cambridge Annual Medico-Legal Conference

The sixth conference organised by Dr Munglani, will be held on 30th Septmber 2016 at Peterhouse, Cambridge and will feature Lord Falconer of Thoroton, PC, QC.

Pain News March 2013

Dr Munglani has written three articles in the March 2013 edition of Pain News on the following subjects:


Pain News March 2012

Dr Munglani published an article with co-authors Liza Tharakan and Sanjeeva Gupta in Pain News: 'Survey of current UK practice in use of fluoroscopy, contrast material and steroids in neuraxial injections.'


Dr Munglani speaks at Masterclass on RF Treatment

One of the faculty and speaker on RF Treatment, Pain Management and Neuromodulation Centre, St Thomas' Hospital in London, 01.03.2013.


Journal of Observational Pain Medicine

Dr Munglani is the Editor-in Chief of a new online journal that he has established, in recognition of the fact that not all information or advances in pain medicine can be presented in a randomised controlled fashion. Read the first edition of the Journal published in October 2012.


Article in Solicitors Journal

Dr Munglani wrote an article titled 'The growing role of pain medicine in personal injury claims' for a special feature published on June 29th 2012.


New appointment on 24.06.11

Dr Munglani has been elected onto the Council of the British Pain Society.



Article in Pain News, Winter Edition 2011

Dr Munglani has contributed 3 articles to this edition.

Article in Pain News, Autumn 2011

Dr Munglani's article, titled Internet Group for Pain Consultants on page 36, explains the success of an online Pain Consultants group that provides a pooling of shared information, advice and expertise between consultants.

Letter in The Times 27.04.11

Dr Munglani is one of a group of Pain Medicine Consultants that has written a letter objecting to the recent Audit Commission report on "Low clinical value treatments" in which the Commission suggests that injections for back pain and the use of spinal cord stimulation have limited evidence to support them and thus are suitable for decommissioning. Read here

Daily Mail Article

Dr Munglani was featured in an article describing how he helped Mark Sappol return to normal life having suffered years of chronic back pain.

See here: mail online health


On the web

New low back pain website

Dr Munglani is one of a group of over 30 medical experts contributing to
a new website dedicated to providing informative, in-depth advice on dealing with back and neck pain.



Dr Munglani has lectured internationally for the last 10 years on the subject of pain management.

Upcoming lecture:

Masterclass on RF Treatment one of the faculty and speaker, Pain Management and Neuromodulation Centre, St Thomas' Hospital in London, 01.03.2013.


Recent Lectures:


Persistent Pain in Clinical Negligence Cases 9 Gough Square Annual Clinical Negligence Seminar and Legal Update, 11.10.2012.

Pain, suffering and Euthanasia, Introduction to the Conference, Dying Well: Faith and Compassion in Dialogue, to be held at The Simeon Centre, Ridley Hall Cambridge, 15.9.2011

A good death, the ethics, the worries, the questions, our own experiences and beliefs, and the road ahead, The Spiritual Healthcare Network of the East of England, Lister Hospital, 12.00 - 3.30pm, 25.05.2011

Understanding what pain is, Medico-Legal issues in Anaesthesia, AvMA Action against Medical Accidents, Woburn House, London 16.2.2011

Pain, suffering and euthanasia: the medical, legal and ethical arguments, Cambridgeshire and District Law Society Annual Medico-Legal Lecture in association with Cambridge Medical Society 27.01.2011

The relationship between diet, pain and chronic disease, University of the Third Age in Cambridge 8.10.2010

Advances in Interventional Pain Therapy, GP Learning Event, The Muller Centre, Cambridge

Annual Scientific Meeting, British Pain Society, Manchester 13.04.2010 – 16.04.2010



Dr Munglani has written numerous articles and chapters in medical books on the subject of pain.

Recent Papers and Articles:

Munglani, R. Failure to appreciate pain is a symptom not a diagnosis is what leads to bad medicine Response to journal letter 08.03.2010

Munglani, R. Judging the NICE early low back pain guidance Response to journal letter 31.07.2009

Munglani, R. NICE guidelines on low back pain are flawed Response to journal letter 31.05.2009

Schofield M, Munglani R. Non-opioid pain relief West Suffolk Hospital
British Journal of Cancer Management, Volume 3 Issue 2, 2007

Schofield M, Sardy M*, Munglani R. A randomised double-blinded placebo controlled trial of pulsed radiofrequency to the dorsal root ganglion for resistant whiplash pain and brachialgia West Suffolk Hospital, *Brooklyn College 2006

An extensive list of all papers and chapters published is available on request from Dr Munglani's secretary, email: