Sri Ramakrishna Pain Management and Research Institute – a modern and advanced interdisciplinary pain management center – is the result of a relentless passion to converge global best practices. It is steered with zest by pain physicians trained across the world, with the desire to relieve pain and improve the quality of life of pain sufferers.


Pain Clinical Services

Specialist doctors in Pain and Palliative Medicine, each with unique qualifications from countries like

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Pain Advocacy

We work alongside pain sufferers, their families, other health advocates and voluntary organizations

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Pain Education

As part of our commitment to pain education, we have designed pain medicine

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Pain Research

Our goal at Sri Ramakrishna Pain Management & Research Institute is to reduce your

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We help you erase pain and embrace life!

For over four decades, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore has been at the forefront of clinical excellence and humane care. At Sri Ramakrishna’s Pain Management and Research Institute, we pride ourselves in providing the highest standard of quality care with the most advanced treatments available today for the treatment of your pain such as – radio-frequency ablation, spinal cord stimulator and spinal drug delivery pump. Our pain education programme, Pearl Box, unique to South Asia, will involve all our experts along with Tai Chi, Yoga and Pilates.

We Relieve Suffering, foster Functional restoration and restore wellness

We impart excellent clinical service, thus providing our patients with a much-needed independence and comfort, and a restored quality of life


People around the world take some 100 billion aspirin tablets every year. If you put them all in a line, it would be million kilometres long.

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Interventional Pain Medicine

It is the subspecialty of medicine that deals with treating pain using precision-guided injection techniques to deliver pain-relieving medicine

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We could help by making you move easily when you are in pain. There are two important aspects to our treatment - goal setting

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Our purpose is not to prove that your pain is “all in the mind.” Rather, it is to help you build effective coping skills so that you can enjoy a good quality of life.

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Occupational therapy

As Occupational Therapists, we encourage the practical application, evaluation, and modification of skills of everyday living. We provide a holistic service, keeping

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Pearl Box

Pearl Box (Muthu Thiral in Tamil) – our inter-disciplinary pain management programme is the first of its kind in South Asia. Nobody knows your pains as well as

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  • Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death itself…

    - Albert Schweitzer -
  • Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?

    - Aeschylus -
  • All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.

    - Marcus Tullius Cicero -
  • The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

    - Aristotle -
  • Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

    - Charlie Chaplin -
  • True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.

    - Daniel Goleman -

meet our doctors

We help you erase pain and empower life.

Dr. P. Vijayanand


Dr. Vijayanand is an alumnus of Coimbatore Medical College. Following his graduation, he trained and worked in anaesthesiology and pain medicine in

Dr. Senthilkumar Raju


Dr Senthilkumar Raju received his basic medical training and did his anaesthesia residency at Annamalai University, India. He completed his chronic pain fellowship

Dr. Sudhindra Dharmavaram


Dr Sudhindra Dharmavaram is a native of Bangalore and graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore in 2008. He completed his M.D Anesthesia

our partners

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