Dr. Karthic Natarajan Babu is a certified pain management doctor from Chennai, India, with 13 years of clinical experience. He is one of the dedicated, full-time spine and pain physicians from Tamil Nadu. He is the director and pain consultant at Synapse Pain and Spine Clinic in Adayar, Chennai. He is also an interventional pain management consultant in Apollo Hospitals, VS Hospital, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, MRC Nagar, Chennai. He finished his MD in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine from Kasturba Medical College. He did his DNB and Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management from Aesculap Academy, Germany. He is an experienced physician treating back pain, disk herniation or sciatica, neck and shoulder pain, knee arthritis, joint pains, headaches or migraines, nerve-related pain, cancer pain, and palliation. He provides treatment through medications, pain interventions like injections, RFA, PRP injections, botox injections, neurolytic blocks, etc., besides physical therapy and good rehabilitation. Patients who want to avoid open spine or joint replacement surgeries can consider pain management options. He performs all pain interventions through fluoroscopic or ultrasound image guidance. All treatments are scientific, allopathic, and evidence-based to maintain the highest safety and accuracy standards. Besides treating patients with pain, he also trains junior doctors in pain interventions through his interventional pain courses. He is a regular speaker at national and international pain conferences. He is the chairman of the World Institute of Pain, South Asia section, and an international examiner of FIPP examinations. He works with his team members in the Synapse Pain and Spine Clinic.